Woman charged with DUI, child neglect in Fayette County

A Winona woman is facing charges in Fayette County related to DUI and Child Neglect.

Whitney James was involved in a single-car wreck on Endmond Road on September 12.

When deputies responded, they could smell alcohol on James’s breath. There were two juveniles in the car with her.

A DUI expert concluded that she was under the influence, and James admitted to having a few shots of moonshine.

She faces felony charges of child neglect creating risk of substantial injury and death, as well as misdemeanor DUI charges.

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