Kids Contact Police About Drunk Mother On Halloween Night

Shaun Orlos arrested for DUI after kids contact Melbourne Police.
Shaun Orlos arrested for DUI after kids contact Melbourne Police. (Photo: Brevard County Sheriff's Office)

MELBOURNE, Florida – Police received a call from a seven-year-old girl and a twelve-year-old boy about their “drunk” 41-year-old mother on Halloween night.

According to Lt. T.A. Turner of the Melbourne Police Department, the mother, identified as Shaun Marie Orlos, was located in her vehicle in a parking lot on Wickham Road.

Police said the car was still running and Orlos was sitting in the driver’s seat. When officers made contact with her, they noticed she was slurring her speech, had bloodshot eyes, and smelled of alcohol.

Orlos exited her vehicle but had a difficult time standing without leaning on it, according to authorities. She refused to do field sobriety tests and submit to a breath test.

Orlos was arrested for DUI. It was then determined that she also had a suspended license and two other prior arrests for DUI. Orlo’s most recent DUI conviction was September 2014.

Orlos was booked and transported to the Brevard County Jail where she was charged with Felony DUI and two counts of Child Neglect.

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Scott Lee is a columnist and reporter for Sebastian Daily. Scott is a new resident of Indian River County and has been writing for various publications for approximately 30 years. Currently, he writes part-time and manages a featured column about local businesses in Sebastian and Vero Beach.