Pregnant mom drove drunk with 2 kids in car, police say

Woman arrested after car's tire blows out

HOUSTON – Police said a pregnant Houston woman drove drunk with her two children in the car early Monday morning.

According to court documents, a tire on a vehicle driven by Sheila Bundrant, 44, blew out while she was driving on Weslayan Street. When a West University Place police officer arrived to help, he noticed she had slurred speech and smelled of alcohol. The officer also noticed that Bundrant’s two 7-year-old girls were in the back seat.

Bundrant, who told the officer she was six months pregnant, admitted to drinking 1 1/2 40 oz. cans of beer, according to the documents. She said that after she drank, her children wanted to go for a ride.

According to the documents, Bundrant told the officer that a doctor never told her to refrain from drinking while she was pregnant, but she knew she should.

Bundrant was charged with endangering a child.

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