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Raleigh mother charged with DWI, child abuse

Posted March 21, 2010

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— Cary police charged a 25-year-old Raleigh woman with misdemeanor child abuse for having her son in the car while she was allegedly driving while impaired overnight.

Tanessa Shanise Brinson, 25, of 3111 Woods Place, also faces one charge of assaulting a police officer inflicting serious injury.

An warrant says that Brinson struck a police officer in the face and bit her arm while the officer was taking her to the station for DWI testing.

Her son who was in the vehicle was under 16 years old, according to the warrant.

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  • manofjustice Mar 22, 2010

    This lady is a good christian mother who just happened to have had a lil mishap. Do not condem her for this. She was upset with her husband and she had to leave and she took her daughter with her. She only had a glass of Chardonnay and nothing more. She is a good person.

  • this is fdup Mar 22, 2010

    hope the officer is ok..did she really have to bite the officer sheesh mom of the year award

  • Faceman Mar 22, 2010

    Shame on her for driving and having a youngin in the car!

  • JAFOinWF Mar 22, 2010

    It's OK now since she can get ObamaCare for her alcoholism and I have to pay for it!

  • monkeyboy Mar 22, 2010

    "An warrant says that Brinson struck a police officer in the face and bit her arm while the officer was taking her to the station for DWI testing."

    way to go, mama. that'll sound really cool in front of the judge.

  • notagain1903 Mar 22, 2010

    Another great role model for that community. Have you met the father and son team from knightdale yet???