Minot woman sentenced for driving drunk with baby in vehicle

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A 28-year-old Minot woman has been sentenced for driving drunk with her baby daughter in the vehicle.

Authorities say 28-year-old Rachael Patnaude was legally drunk in October 2017 when she hit-and-ran a vehicle in a bar parking lot after an argument with a man there, picked up her baby and drove to her mother’s house.

The Minot Daily News reports Patnaude pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors. She was given credit for 11 days served in jail and put on probation for 1 ½ years. She also was ordered to pay $1,282 in restitution and $2,125 in court costs.


Information from: Minot Daily News, http://www.minotdailynews.com

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