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Police: Woman drove drunk in Cottage Grove with 4 kids in car

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Cottage Grove Minnesota 7584 80th Street South 55016

A Woodbury woman allegedly drove drunk with four children in her car and another adult who was sober.

Cottage Grove police stopped a vehicle for a suspected speeding violation after 10 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at 80th Street and Hinton Avenue. The driver, identified as 49-year-old Michelle M. Goetz, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. In the vehicle with her were two 16-year-olds, a 12-year-old and a 9-year-old. An adult female also was a passenger.

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Goetz was booked into Washington County jail on suspicion of third-degree drunken driving, a gross misdemeanor.

The children were released to the adult passenger, according to the police report.

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