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Mother arrested on DUI charges while transporting kids

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Charlotte Kelley.(Source: Indiana State Police) Charlotte Kelley.(Source: Indiana State Police)

An Evansville woman was arrested on drunk driving charges while two children were inside the vehicle early Sunday morning.  

Indiana State Police say around midnight, troopers stopped 39-year-old Charlotte Kelley for driving left of center on Red Bank Road south of Claremont. Troopers say they detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage while talking to Kelley.  

Kelley was also transporting her 11-year-old son and 9-year-old daughter.

State police say Kelley had a blood alcohol content of .17% and was arrested. She was taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail where she is currently being held without bond.

She's charged with driving while intoxicated with a passenger less than 18 and driving while intoxicated.

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