GONZALES, La. (AP) — An Ascension Parish religious school has fired an elementary student teacher arrested Monday for DWI and hit-and-run shortly after she was asked to leave the Gonzales-area school.
The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1amu139 ) Ascension Christian Elemenary School officials say 36-year-old Jamie Ingrassia, of Gonzales, was "released from employment" Tuesday after meeting with school administrators.
Sgt. Steven Nethken says Ingrassia was booked Monday on counts of felony hit-and-run, careless operation of a vehicle and second-offense DWI. She was released after posting a $1,690 bond.
Nethken said Ingrassia was given a Breathalyzer test and her blood-alcohol content was 0.285 percent. A reading of 0.08 percent is considered presumptive evidence of drunken driving in Louisiana.
It was unclear whether Ingrassia has an attorney.
Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com