From the outside of the vehicle, the officer could reportedly see an open bottle of Fireball whiskey on the passenger seat and inside the vehicle found an empty bottle of Fireball and three empty cans of Twisted Tea. There was a Yetti type cup with lid on the center console that smelled of Twisted Tea and Fireball. Couch’s license could not be found in the vehicle.
An EMS crew was called and she became combative, threatening to smack and kick them, according to the report. It was determined she needed to go to the hospital.
She continued to struggle with the EMS personnel, kicking one and attempting to bite the other. That behavior continued at the hospital, screaming at everyone and attempting to bite and kick people, according to the police report.
She consented to a blood draw for police purposes but then fought efforts for a second blood draw for medical reasons, requiring three people to hold her down to prevent her biting them, according to the report.
When she was medically cleared to leave the hospital and was taken to the Butler County Jail. She was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated, failure to stop after an accident on public roads, assault, open container and lanes of travel upon roadways.
The blood specimen kit and two bottles of open Fireball were collected and checked into evidence.