Police: Drunk woman took car without permission

Danah Mitchell

May 31, 2011 10:48:47 AM PDT
Authorities have arrested a Raleigh woman after they say she was drunk when she drove a car with a child in the passenger seat.Officers say they believe 38-year-old Danah Mitchell took the car on Friday without the permission of the owner.

She is also accused of driving it while she was in charge of watching a 12-year-old boy, who is a family friend.

Police say during her joy ride, Mitchell hit a curb and damaged the vehicle.

Mitchell has been charged with child abuse charge and one count of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. She is currently in jail.

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