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Troy police: Woman was driving drunk with toddler in car

Posted at 6:09 PM, Sep 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-27 18:09:26-04

TROY, Mich. (WXYZ) — A woman has been charged for driving over the legal limit and child endangerment.

Troy police arrested Autumn Chapman, 23, on September 15, near Big Beaver and I-75.

According to police, they received a 911 call about a possibly intoxicated driver. The caller stated that the driver ran two red light and was driving on two flat tires.

Dash cam video shows officers stopped Chapman in a black 2009 Chevrolet Impala that was driving erratically, according to the report. The vehicle’s driver side tires were completely shredded.

The two-year-old child was not harmed. But, officers said she was asleep in the rear seat with no straps or belts securing her to the seat.

Officers said Chapman submitted to a Preliminary Breath Test with a result of .21%

Chapman is set to see a judge Oct. 10 for a pretrial.