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Posted on Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 6 a.m.

Bikini-clad woman covered in Jell-O arrested for suspected drunken driving in Milan

By Art Aisner

A Milan police officer found himself in a sticky situation while investigating a bikini-clad motorist for suspicion of drunken driving, reports said.

The officer stopped the woman’s 1998 Chevy Lumina just after it rolled through the stop sign of the Lewis Avenue and Lee Street intersection at about 10:20 p.m. on Feb. 8.

The driver was wearing only a peach-colored two-piece bathing suit and was covered in an orange substance she said was Jell-O. The 29-year-old Milan woman said she was coming from a Jell-O wrestling match at Dino’s Dugout Sports Lounge and didn’t have other clothes.

The woman’s eyes were bloodshot, and she slurred her words, reports said. She said she was at the bar for several hours and had six drinks and dinner before leaving.

The officer couldn't perform some standard sobriety tests because the woman had no other clothing and risked injury due to the 20-degree weather, a report stated. He even had the woman call a friend to see whether she could bring clothing to the scene, but the driver couldn't reach her, according to reports.

The driver attempted a few sobriety tests while seated in the vehicle and failed, police said. A preliminary breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of .147, nearly double the legal limit to drive under state law.

The woman was arrested and detained at the Milan Police Department until she was sober, reports said. The case was forwarded to the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s office.

Art Aisner is a freelance writer for Reach the news desk at or 734-623-2530.



Mon, Feb 22, 2010 : 7:25 p.m.

you know, this is really funny,considering nothing about this police report is even true.Yeah, she got pulled over,been drinking,but some values of the story are way wrong. Beleive me, I was there and was not drinking, nothing about report on line,t.v,or radio was true.WROng age of person,wrong day of superbowl party,and way wrong street she had been pulled over on.Also,her blood count was not even as high as they say.How can anyone get such described info before its out in paper or t.v.Sounds like police are giving info on thier own free will, if u ask me.Some people might want to be careful as to how far she will take this.


Sun, Feb 21, 2010 : 9:24 a.m.

Why the judgments? Can't a girl have some fun?? Of course the biking and jello matched! Only a classy girl can pull this stunt off.


Fri, Feb 19, 2010 : 5:04 p.m.

This could only happen in Milan. Was it skin to win?????? Long long time ago Second Chance used to run bikini contests in Ann Arbor.

News Watcher

Thu, Feb 18, 2010 : 7:28 a.m.

Good thing this didn't happen in Ann Arbor. The City Council would be having an emergency meeting to ban wearing Jell-O while driving.


Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 9:08 p.m.

6 drinks and dinner at a place in her bikini.Sounds like someone you'd want to introduce to your mom


Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 5:02 p.m.

Wait, you shot the match on Film? Holy cow that must have been expensive, with development and all. What did you do 16 or 35mm?


Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 1 p.m.

Loka maybe it was drying


Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 12:15 p.m.

We all know news stories value a well placed pun more than anything these days, but jell-O is slippery, not sticky. I'm no writer but maybe the officer found himself in a slippery slope more than a sticky situation.


Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 10:12 a.m.

I'd love to be on the jury for this one. Something tells me the gelatinous beauty will plead rather than suffer through a sober humiliation.


Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 10:08 a.m.

Cops get to see the best stuff!! You know that Milan cop was chuckling at that one. Thats a retirement party story right there.


Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 9:34 a.m.

This story has made my day! I grew up in Milan and love hearing about the wacky goings on down there still. Great publicity for Dino's! I had no idea they were in the jello wrestling circuit. wow.

Rex Roof

Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 9:20 a.m.

pics or it didn't happen


Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 9:15 a.m.

Did she win?

Top Cat

Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 9:10 a.m.

And now you know why police officers need leeway and discretion in doing their jobs.


Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 8:20 a.m.

Dino's Dugout is the sports section of the restaraunt called "The Campfire". Not the best place around so you can understand why they have to stoop to Jello wrestling to bring in clientele.


Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 8:15 a.m.

Must have been a slow news day?..I thought I was reading the National Inquirer!! there for a second..


Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 8:09 a.m.

Interesting.. Dino's has done Jello wrestling for the Super Bowl halftime show for awhile, but the date she was pulled over was Feb 8? Seems really odd they'd do such a thing on a Monday night..


Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 7:47 a.m.

This has got to be the story of the week. Fantastic advertising for the bar!! Lol

Craig Lounsbury

Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 7:35 a.m.

"The driver was wearing only a peach-colored two-piece bathing suit and was covered in an orange substance she said was Jell-O." It would seem the young lady was sober enough to color coordinate her bikini and her Jello.


Wed, Feb 17, 2010 : 7:11 a.m.

I never heard of Dinos Dugout Sports Lounge before, but I think I'll have to become a regular.