A South Carolina woman told a police officer that she should not be arrested for driving under the influence because she is “a very clean, thoroughbred, white girl,” according to a Bluffton Police Department incident report obtained by PEOPLE.
Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw was pulled over at 1:48 a.m. local time for driving 64 mph on a 30 mph road in Bluffton, according to the incident report. Cutshaw, 32, told police that she had consumed two glasses of wine at dinner while celebrating her birthday, before the arresting officer, Detective Baker Odom, administered three sobriety tests.
“At this time, I advised the suspect that she was under arrest for driving under the influence,” Odom wrote in the report. After being handcuffed, the suspect provided a breath sample, with her blood alcohol level recorded at 0.18.
Additionally, police found marijuana and rolling papers in Cutshaw’s vehicle.
She was arrested for driving under the influence, speeding, disregarding a stop sign and possession of drug paraphernalia. She is due in court on Oct. 30. It was not immediately clear if Cutshaw has obtained legal representation.
In Bluffton Police Department video footage of the arrest obtained by PEOPLE‚ as well as documented in the police report, in part, Cutshaw told the officer,
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