Nevada woman accused of stealing $20 bottle of wine from store while topless and intoxicated

MINDEN, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada woman is accused of stealing a bottle of wine from a store while she was topless and intoxicated.

Brandi Smith, of Gardnerville, acknowledged her behavior was "mind-boggling" during an appearance Wednesday before a judge to face charges of indecent exposure, felony drunken driving and burglary.

Authorities say the 41-year-old was arrested May 10 after stealing a $20 bottle of wine, then driving to a nearby fast-food restaurant, where an off-duty sheriff's deputy kept her in the vehicle until other deputies arrived.

A preliminary test revealed a blood-alcohol level of 0.14 percent, nearly twice the legal limit.

A records search found Smith has two prior convictions of driving under the influence in California.

She was in jail on $5,000 bail.

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Information from: Gardnerville Record-Courier, http://www.recordcourier.com