Kingwood Mom Shauna Michelle Richardson Racks Up Second Felony DWI Charge in Three Weeks
Less than three weeks ago, Shauna Michelle Richardson was charged with DWI after she reportedly passed out repeatedly while attempting to order and pay for a meal at a McDonald's drive-thru.
Houston Police Department Shauna Richardson, after her most recent arrest.
Since she had two prior convictions, Richardson, 35, was charged with a felony. She also had her four-year-old child with her, which would also be a felony, but that charge (DWI with a child) was not filed.
Richardson reportedly told police that she had taken prescription drugs and thought it was okay for her to drive on them because they had been legally prescribed. Though we are not a lawyer, here's a free legal tip: It's not. After all, alcohol is legal too.
At any rate, she was freed on a $10,000 bond.
And Wednesday afternoon there was yet another incident, and this time she had not just one but both of her kids aboard.
A witness called police at 3 p.m. to tell them that he was following an impaired driver and tailed Richardson until they arrived.
Houston Police Department Shauna Richardson, after the allegedly felonious McDonald's misadventure.
Richardson rammed a curb in full view of the cops. She was also driving on a flat tire and the car showed signs of hitting other curbs. Witnesses reported numerous near-collisions on busy Northpark Drive, which was crowded with parents ferrying home schoolchildren.
A cop on the scene believed Richardson was so messed up she needed to go to Ben Taub, so there she was dispatched for an evaluation and a blood draw. A family member picked up the four-year-old and two-year-old children.
Richardson was released from the Tub and is now being held without bail in the Harris County Jail.
Racking up DWIs by the batch seems to be Richardson's M.O. Back in 2006, she was convicted twice, less than four months apart, in Conroe and Bellville.