Thursday, February 22nd

A 41-year-old Black River Falls woman has been charged with third-offense drunk driving and resisting an officer after a Jan. 13 traffic stop in the town of Brockway.

According to the criminal complaint, a Jackson County Sheriff's deputy was called to a report of car that had driven into a snowbank on Airport Road shortly after 10 p.m. When the deputy arrived, Amylynn F. Baker was attempting to climb over the snowbank toward the front of the vehicle. She fell into the snowbank and wasn't moving when the deputy made contact.

The deputy helped Baker from the snowbank. The complaint says Baker was barely able to stand and frequently relied on the vehicle to retain her balance. The deputy reported Baker had slurred speech and glassy eyes.