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Police find suspected drunk driver asleep at Taco Bell drive-thru

By Chris Brewer, Digital Content Editor, cbrewer@schurz.com
Published On: Oct 25 2013 12:42:42 PM CDT
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -

An early-morning food run for a Springfield man and woman may have proved too tough a task to complete.

Police were called to the Taco Bell at 1348 North Glenstone Avenue shortly before 4 a.m. Thursday, where they found a vehicle in the drive-thru that wasn't moving. According to an online police report, the responding officer found the driver, a 27-year-old Springfield woman, and her 32-year-old passenger both fast asleep.

Officers took the woman into custody on suspicion driving while intoxicated. The woman hasn't been named as she has not been formally charged.

As for the passenger, he wasn't taken into custody or cited for anything.