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Florida Woman Who Allegedly Drove Drunk With Kids in Car Claims She Wasn't Driving

Witnesses called police after they saw a car speeding into a gas station convenience store parking lot, and then slamming on the breaks at 4 in the morning.

According to the witnesses, the driver reeked of booze.

Also, she had her three small children in the back seat.

Also, she told authorities it wasn't she who was driving the car.

According to the Marion County Sheriff's Office, Kimberly Noelle Martin, 26, was hauled in after she blew a .21 on the Breathalyzer, and cops allegedly found oxycodone in her car.

The three children she had in her car as she allegedly drove around sloshed on booze and pills at 4 in the morning are 6 months old, 6 years old, and 9 years old.

But, according to Martin, it wasn't she who was driving, It was her mother-in-law all along.

Apparently, the two were on their way for a magical family reunion to bail out Martin's husband from the clink when they began to argue.

According to Martin, her mother-in-law pulled into the convenience store parking lot, got out, walked away, and disappeared. At 4 in the morning.

Pfft. Mother-in-laws. Right, ladies?

Shockingly, no one can corroborate Martin's story, and the gas station clerk did not see anyone other than Martin and her children.

The clerk was able to get the car keys away from Martin, because she was too wrecked to drive.

Martin's arrest apparently violated her probation for DUI and sale of alprazolam, an anti-anxiety medication.

This is her fourth booking at the Marion County Jail, according to the report.

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