This article was originally published by Steve Hoffer on huffingtonpost.com on April 17, 2017
A Massachusetts woman was arrested on Monday after she knocked over six mail boxes while driving drunk with a lizard in her bra, police said.
Amy Rebello-McCarthy, 39, was slurring her words when authorities in Taunton caught up with her and her crashed 1999 Mercedes C280.
The scene was not pretty:
But the situation only got more wild from there.
According to a police account posted to Facebook:
Prior to transporting the parties to the police department Amy revealed that she was in possession of a Bearded Dragon Lizard. (You can’t make this stuff up)
Where does one hold a Bearded Dragon Lizard while driving you ask?
Answer: In their brassiere of course!! The Bearded Dragon Lizard was transferred to the Taunton Police Department and turned over to the Animal Control Officer.
And yes, there is a picture of that lizard:
Police also noted a male passenger with Rebello-McCarthy, who they said was carrying an airsoft replica of a semi-automatic weapon and was unable to “recall his first or last name as he slurred his way through the conversation.”
Authorities later identified him as 22-year-old Marvin K. Kyewalyanga, according to WJAR.
Police said that Rebello-McCarthy flattened all four of her tires and ripped off both bumpers in the accident.
Rebello-McCarthy was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor, driving to endanger, and marked lane violation.