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Woman Cited For DUI At Taco Bell Uses Uber To Retrieve Vehicle, Receives Second DUI

On Monday, December 16 2019, around 11:56 p.m. Omaha Police officers were called to a disturbance at Taco Bell near 108th and Maple Streets. An employee said that a female inside a Nissan Altima was in the drive-thru causing a disturbance and refusing to leave, according to an Omaha Police report.

Officers located 24-year-old Cassandra Johnston in the driver's seat of the running vehicle.

Johnston allegedly showed signs of impairment, refused to conduct a standard field sobriety test and refused a portable breath test the report says.

Johnston's vehicle was secured in the Taco Bell parking lot while officers transported her to the Northwest Precinct for further testing, according to the report. While at Northwest Precinct, Johnston took an evidentiary breath test showing she had a blood alcohol concentration of .212. Johnston was cited for driving under the influence first offense and was released.

After being released Johnston allegedly had taken an Uber back to Taco Bell where her vehicle was parked and again drove despite the earlier citation, according to the second Omaha Police report.

On Tuesday, December 17th, 2019, around 1:57 a.m. an Omaha Police officer observed a Nissan Altima driving without headlights southbound on 108th Street and initiated a traffic stop, according to the report. The officer identified the driver as Johnston who again showed signs of alcohol impairment. A field sobriety test indicated impairment, according to the report.

Johnston was transported to Douglas County Corrections for an evidentiary breath test showing she had a blood alcohol concentration of .183 the report says.

Johnston was again charged for driving under the influence and for not using headlights.

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