Drunken driving suspect had lizard in bra

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Woman suspected of drunk driving crashes through mailboxes, smashes car window

Before the pair was taken to the police department, Rebello-McCarthy told officers she had a bearded dragon lizard with her.Photo courtesy Taunton Police Department.

"When they approached her she began laughing and didn't feel the crash was that serious", police wrote. She was slurring her words and at times drooling.

Police said both Rebello-McCarthy and her passenger were very intoxicated, and neither was coherent.

"Amy requested that we call a tow truck to pull her from the front lawn", officers wrote, "and she stated she would be on her way".

She tested nearly double the legal blood-alcohol limit of 0.08, according to cops.

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The passenger was taken into protective custody, while police arrested Rebello-McCarthy on operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, driving to endanger, and a marked lane violation.

He was tackled and handcuffed, but the weapon was found to be an airsoft replica gun.

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The lizard was turned over to animal control, police said.

"The Bearded Dragon Lizard was transferred to the Taunton Police Department and turned over to the Animal Control Officer", police wrote.

A Newton woman was arrested by Taunton Police, Monday, after she plowed through 6 mailboxes in her Mercedes and then proceeded to drive into a tree in at a Staple Street home.

Both subjects were transported back to the police station.

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It wasn't until she was placed in the back of a squad vehicle that her arrest took an unexpected, cold-blooded turn.

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