DUI: Pearlette Godfrey found asleep in her Nissan Kicks on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard

44-year-old Pearlette Godfrey was found asleep inside a 2020 black Nissan Kicks at the intersection of Wilma Rudolph and Holiday Drive on February 21st. When officers approached Godfrey, she was found sleeping with her foot on the brake and the vehicle in drive. Once officers knocked on the window and woke her up, she struggled to roll the window down and open the door. Godfrey was asked if she was okay, and she admitted to drinking at a party earlier in the evening. Godfrey consented to sobriety tests and performed poorly. Godfrey was then informed about implied consent and provided a blood sample. Officers conducted a probable cause search of her vehicle and located a loaded Taurus curve in an orange gun case under the driver’s seat. Pearlette Godfrey was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence and possession of a handgun while intoxicated.

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