Frankie Coleman Pleads Guilty To Drunken-Driving Charge


UPDATED: Thursday December 22, 2011 1:41 PM

Frankie Coleman will spend 10 days in jail after she pleaded guilty on Thursday to one count of drunken-driving.

Coleman was also handed a $575 fine and a one-year suspension of her driver's license, 10TV News reported.

Police arrested Coleman on Dec. 15 at Taylor Station Road and East Broad Street after she crashed into two vehicles, officer said.

After being examined by a medic, Coleman was taken to the Columbus Division of Police Headquarters where police said that she refused a breath test, 10TV News reported.

According to police, Coleman was then transported to a hospital where a blood test was administered.

According to a traffic case summary obtained by 10TV News, Coleman was later charged with drunken-driving, hit and run, failure to control her vehicle and driving left of center.

The incident was not Coleman's first run in with the law because of her driving. In 2006, she spent three days in jail after pleading guilty to drunken driving, 10TV News reported.

Mayor Michael Coleman and Frankie Coleman announced the dissolution of their marriage in 2009.  It was finalized in January 2011.

Coleman will report to jail on March 22.

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