Hope woman arrested for OWI after wheel falls off car

(Provided Photo/Bartholomew County Jail)

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) — A woman was arrested after a wheel fell off her car in a Columbus liquor store parking lot.

She was pulling out of the parking lot when the wheel came off on the passenger side.

According to police, when they arrived at the scene, the officer spoke to the driver and smelled alcohol.

56-year-old Mary Ream failed a couple sobriety tests. According to a breath sample, her BAC was .219.

The officer found a half empty bottle of whiskey and an unopened beer in her purse.

Ream was taken to the hospital for a blood test then to the Bartholomew County Jail.

She is being held on a preliminary OWI with previous conviction charge.

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