Pregnant Mom Arrested for DUI With Child in Car

by

1 comment

Picture_1061.png

We've long been on the "drunk mom with kid in the car" beat, chronicling the misfit mothers who pop it into gear, but only after first popping a brew. It's unforgivable, avoidable, and just sad.

What tops that trend? What puts even the drunk mom with tots in tow to shame?

How about pregnant drunk mom with kid in car? Yeah, that's a new low.

Meet 25-year-old, 8-months pregnant Tomeka Stockwell, who found herself pulled over by Mentor cops just before 1 a.m. on last Saturday after concerned motorists phoned in a possible drunk driver to authorities.

Tomeka, it turns out, was saucy, failing field sobriety tests, which probably didn't come as too much of a surprise after police found open beer cans in her vehicle. In the backseat was her 3-year-old son, buckled, but not in a car seat.

Stockwell was charged with a variety of offenses; her son was released to relatives, according to NewsNet5.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at news@clevescene.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club


Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.


Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.


Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club for as little as $5 a month.