Teen Drives Drunk with Mom in Car

Published 05/19 2014 12:02AM

Updated 05/19 2014 12:15AM

VERSHIRE, Vt. - A Vermont teenager drove drunk Saturday night with his mother in the backseat.

Just before 10:30 P.M., Vermont State Police say they stopped 18 year old Augustus Wing on Route 113 in Vershire.

According to police, the South Royalton teenager was drunk. He was taken into custody for DUI.

Wing's mother, 47 year old Lori Couture, was in the backseat of the car. She told police she had her son drive because she was too intoxicated to operate the vehicle.

Courture received a citation for furnishing alcohol to a minor.

Both were cited and released. They are due in court in coming weeks.

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