HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) – A Hobbs woman has been arrested for allegedly getting behind the wheel under the influence with her young son in the car.
According to the criminal complaint, a bystander saw 27-year-old Jenna Scheldorf get out of the car and fall to the ground.
When officers arrived, Scheldorf and her four-year-old son were sitting on the curb.
Police say she had a hard time balancing and showed signs of intoxication.
She told them she had taken some medication that made her drowsy, but when the officer asked her to take a sobriety test, Scheldorf became hysterical and the officer smelled liquor on her breath.
She was arrested and charged with child abuse and aggravated DWI.