South Bend woman arrested for driving 101 mph and testing twice the legal limit

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A South Bend woman has been arrested for drving 101 m.p.h. in a 70 m.p.h. zone and for testing more than twice the legal limit.

Brittany Busko was pulled over in Greene County, Indiana, around 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 25.

An Indiana State Police Trooper observed a black Chrysler 200 traveling southbound on I-69 at the 93.5 mm that appeared to be traveling at an extremely high rate of speed.

The trooper activated his radar to verify the vehicle’s speed and received a reading of 101 mph in a 70 m.p.h zone.

The trooper was able to turn around and catch up to the vehicle, conducting a traffic stop near the 88 mile marker.

While speaking with the driver, who was identified as Brittany L. Busko, 21, of South Bend, the trooper detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from Busko.

Busko submitted to several field sobriety test in which she failed. Busko was transported to the Greene County Sheriff’s Department where she voluntarily submitted to a certified breath test.

Busko’s certified test showed that she had a BAC of .18%, which is twice over the state legal limit. Busko was then processed into the Greene County Jail.

Busko was arrested on the following preliminary charges:

  • Operating While Intoxicated W/BAC .15 or more, A Misdemeanor
  • Operating While Intoxicated endangering a person, A Misdemeanor
  • Operating While Intoxicated, C Misdemeanor
  • Reckless Driving, C Misdemeanor

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