Police: Drunk mom left scene of accident

Karin Ruth (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Karin Ruth (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A Colerain Township mother is behind bars after police say she was driving drunk with her child, then left the scene of an accident.

Karin Ruth, 29, is charged with endangering children, reckless operation, leaving the scene of an accident and OVI.

Ruth was arrested Wednesday in the 4800 block of Poole Road. According to the arrest report, her 8-year-old son was in the back seat of the car, and her blood-alcohol level was .205, well over the legal limit of 0.08.

She was taken to the Hamilton County Justice Center.

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