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Police: Mom Chased Children in Car

Posted March 17, 2008

— A Burlington woman was charged Sunday after allegedly chasing her children around a yard with her car, police said.

Marlene Castro, 35, of Wallace Street, was charged with driving while impaired and two counts of misdemeanor child abuse. Police said she chased her children, ages 9 and 14, in a yard on Roslyn Drive early Sunday while behind the wheel of a 1998 Dodge.


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  • mmania Mar 18, 2008

    Oh lighten up people, it's actually funny.

  • Red Rocker Mar 18, 2008

    Well...that's one way to play tag

  • Dr. Dataclerk Mar 18, 2008

    A good mother would not have done that. A drunk mother on the other hand would. Take the childen from her and send her to prison for a few years. That should sober her up.

  • wstarhawks Mar 18, 2008

    DSS told her she can't spank her kids anymore so she was taking it to the next level of discipline.

  • Go Georgia Tech Mar 18, 2008

    Hey if Bo and Luke Duke can jump into a moving car- why cant her kids?? (sorry I had to)...

  • icy148 Mar 18, 2008

    Man this is terrible! (So why can't I stop laughing????)

  • sunflowerbubbles Mar 18, 2008

    And we allow these kinds of people to have kids?

  • native son Mar 17, 2008

    survival of the fastest? yes I know makes you wonder what the daddy drives

  • Mom of two Mar 17, 2008

    how can a mother do that?

  • IzzMad2016 Mar 17, 2008

    "Dodge" -- good one fatchance.

    If she got taken away to jail do you think it was in an Escort?