Florida woman, 32, is accused of drinking WHITE CLAW while driving, but claims she did not think it was illegal because the hard seltzer only & # 39; 5% alcohol & # 39; contains
- Denae Morrison, 32, was charged Wednesday with drunk driving in Palm Harbor
- Witnesses claim they saw the Florida woman sipping a can of White Claw as she swung out of different lanes
- When Morrison was stopped, an assistant sheriff saw her unkempt appearance and the smell of alcohol in her breath
- She refused to do a breath test, but admitted she drank two cans of White Claw while she was on her way
- White Claw, flavored hard seltzer served in a can, has quickly become one of the country's most popular alcoholic drinks since it was introduced in 2016
Denae Morrison, 32, was charged Wednesday with drunk driving in Palm Harbor
A Florida woman was charged with DUI after she was caught drinking White Claw while driving home.
Denae Morrison, 32, was persuaded in Palm Harbor on Wednesday after other motorists noticed that she was sipping a can of pointy seltzer while driving erraticly through the US 19.
A witness who called 911 claimed that Morrison was driving slowly on the highway and swinging in and out of lanes.
A representative from Pinellas County quickly caught up with the woman who was ordered by the side of the road.
According to the delegate's report, Morrison smelled strongly of alcohol and her & # 39; her was in a nest, her skirt was sideways, and her shoes were off & # 39 ;.
Allegedly she refused to take a breathalyzer test and told the delegate that she & # 39; an automatic DUI & # 39; would get if she did.
However, Morrison reportedly admitted to the officer that she had drunk a drink earlier in the day.
White Claw – which comes in different flavors – is currently experiencing a national deficit after becoming the most popular alcoholic drink of the summer
ABC reported that she then also admitted that she had deposited two cans of White Claw while driving home.
She told the police officer that she did not believe they were breaking the law because the hard seltzer drinks & # 39; only 5% alcohol & # 39; to be.
White Claw – which comes in different flavors – is currently experiencing a national deficit after becoming the most popular alcoholic beverage of the summer.
Fans claim that the drink does not taste different from sparkling water with a normal taste, because the alcohol cannot be detected.
However, since the drink still contains spirits, it is illegal to consume the drink in the car – as a driver or as a passenger.
Morrison was taken to the Pinellas County prison, where she was accused of driving under the influence.
She was held on a $ 500 bond before being released the next day.
Morrison was taken to the Pinellas County prison, where she was accused of driving under the influence
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