Police: Woman arrested after children seek help for drunken mother

Melbourne officers said they responded to a call late Sunday night about a 7-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy who were “seeking help for their drunk mother,” according to a police report.

The report said officers found Shaun Orlos sitting in a running car outside a business on North Wickham Road and smelling of alcohol.

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Officers said Orlos had “slurred speech and bloodshot eyes.”

Police said when she got out of the car, she could not stand without leaning on it.

Orlos refused to take a field sobriety test and refused to submit a Breathalyzer test, police said.

Orlos was arrested on DUI and child neglect charges.

She was booked into the Brevard County Jail.