MIDLAND- A Midland woman is behind bars after admitting to police to have been under the influence of alcohol while driving.
Dawn Ryan has been charged with driving while intoxicated with a child.
Midland Police say on Wednesday they responded to a minor accident at Andrews Highway and Midland Drive.
Once on the Scene, Ryan admitted to officers that she had come from a bar and had too much to drink.
She then told the officer that he "might as well put (me) in handcuffs."
Ryan was then arrested and transported to the hospital.
That is when police discovered she had here 7-year-old stepson in the car at the time of the accident.