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Feb 2, 2015 1:05 PM

Mom accused of DWI, crashing car into snowbank with teen inside


PORTSMOUTH - A Greenland mom has been arrested after police said she crashed her vehicle into a snowbank while intoxicated.

Police said Patricia Riggle had her teen child inside the vehicle when it got stuck in the snow near Woodbury Avenue and Thornton Street around 7 p.m. Saturday.

The car had to be towed from the site. No one was injured in the crash.

Riggle is charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated and endangering the welfare of a child. Riggle was able to post bail and is scheduled to appear in Portsmouth district court Feb. 9.


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