Woman got drunk off vanilla extract
NEW CANAAN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut woman charged with driving under the influence was drunk on vanilla extract, which contains a significant amount of alcohol, police said.
Hearst Connecticut Media reports New Canaan police found 50-year-old Stefanie Warner-Grise sitting in a car at an intersection with her eyes closed at about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday.
Officers said they found several bottles of pure vanilla extract inside her vehicle.
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They detected an odor of vanilla on her breath, her speech was slurred and she was unable to answer basic questions.
Police said she was arrested after failing field sobriety tests.
Warner-Grise was released on a promise to appear in court.
No lawyer was listed for her in online court records.