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Police: Drunk Woman Tried To Pick Up Children

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Marita Shurkus. Photo courtesy of Southington Police.

Marita Shurkus. Photo courtesy of Southington Police.

Southington Police have arrested a town woman on charges she was drunk when she arrived at a local elementary school to pick up two children.

School officials wouldn’t allow the children to leave with 45-year-old Marita Shurkus and called police.

Shurkus is charged with attempt of risk of injury to a minor and operating under the influence of alcohol.

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