Otis woman accused of OUI with infant, assaulting EMTs

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A woman is facing charges for driving under the influence with a baby in the back seat after she crashed into a telephone pole in Southwick Monday.

Southwick police Sgt. Kirk Sanders told 22News, police were called to a report that a woman who appeared to be drunk had allegedly shoplifted from a local gas station and took off. 

Sanders said before police could catch up to her, 33-year-old Stacey Thomas from Otis, crashed into a telephone pole on College Highway going South.

Related: College Highway in Southwick re-opened after serious accident

Police found an infant uninjured in the back seat of the car, who was taken by DCF.

While Thomas was being treated in for her injuries, she allegedly assaulted two EMTs.

She is facing the following charges: 

  • Marked lanes violation
  • Operating under the influence of liquor
  • Child endangerment
  • Shoplifting
  • Two counts of ambulance personnel
  • Child endangerment while operating under the influence

Sanders said Thomas will be summonsed to court at some point to enter a plea. 

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