Sheffield Lake woman faces charges after driving into construction zone with children in car

Updated: Jul. 23, 2019 at 1:19 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A 57-year-old woman is facing charges in Rocky River Municipal Court after Bay Village police were dispatched for the report of a vehicle that drove past construction barricades.

On July 16 at 1:11 p.m. the Bay Village Police Department responded to the construction area on Lake Road east of Cahoon Road after Sheffield Lake resident Sharon Kessel drove through barricades and got stuck in the unfinished road.

Officers believed she was operating the vehicle impaired while transporting three children, ages 2, 4 and 6 years old.

According to a social media post the Bay Village Police Department said Kessel was charged with failure to obey traffic control devices, failure to control and endangering children.

A pending urinalysis lab result will determine if Kessler is charged with OVI.

Bay Village Press Release On July 16, 2019 at 1:11pm, Bay Village Police were dispatched to the construction area on...

Posted by Bay Village Police Department on Monday, July 22, 2019

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