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Gastonia, North Carolina (The Weekly Vice) - A mother and daughter were arrested Sunday on DUI charges after they allegedly struck a vehicle, fled the scene of the accident and then attempted to switch drivers to avoid a DUI arrest.
According to Gastonia Police, Hayley Powell, 18, was drunk driving with her mother in the passenger seat when their vehicle struck another car. The pair reportedly fled the scene and then stopped a short distance away to switch drivers.
When police caught up with them, 45-year-old Robin Powell was in the driver's seat and admitted that her daughter was under the influence of prescription medication. Robin Powell allegedly told the officer that she had consumed cocaine and prescription medication prior to getting behind the wheel. Blood tests were later drawn on both women.
Investigators say Robin was found to be driving on a revoked license.
Hayley and Robin Powell were booked into the Gastonia County Jail on charges of DUI and aiding and abetting DUI.
Hayley Powell was also charged with hit and run, while Robin Powell was cited for driving on a revoked driver's license.
Jail records show Robin Powell has been arrested 8 times in the past year, while her daughter has been arrested 11 times in the past year.
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December 08, 2010
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