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Swanson Elementary bus driver arrested for driving bus under influence of drugs, carrying concealed handgun

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BROOKFIELD — A Swanson Elementary School bus driver is under arrest, accused of driving students while on drugs and carrying a firearm.

According to Brookfield police, they stopped a 43-year-old female driver just after she dropped off the students at school on Friday morning, December 23rd.

Officers say she was impaired and had a concealed handgun.

The case has been referred to the Waukesha County District Attorney’s Office for the following offenses:

  • Operating under the influence of intoxicant or other drug with occupants under 16 years of age (felony)
  • Operating without proper commercial license endorsements
  • Carrying a concealed firearm (misdemeanor)
  • Endangering safety by possession of a dangerous weapon while under the influence of alcohol or drugs (misdemeanor)
  • Negligent operation of a motor vehicle (misdemeanor)
  • Possession of a firearm in a gun free school zone (felony)


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