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CHASKA, Minn. (WCCO) – Police cited a woman for driving while intoxicated in her own garage in Chaska.

Officers were called to the area of Victoria Drive and Bavaria Road on report of an intoxicated woman asleep behind the wheel.

The driver was found in her own garage, asleep in the driver’s seat. The garage door was open.

Though the car was not turned on when officers arrived, the keys were still in the woman’s possession, indicating physical control of the vehicle, which is still a violation of DWI statutes.

Officers woke the woman up and noted she had clear signs of intoxication. She refused to take field sobriety tests or submit to a breath test.

The woman, whose identity was not immediately available, was arrested on fourth-degree DWI and third-degree refusal to submit to DWI testing.

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