Former Novi principal pleads guilty to driving drunk

Deerfield Elementary School principal Kim Warren arrested April 8

WARREN, Mich. - The former Novi elementary school principal who was arrested for being drunk on school property pleaded guilty to operating a vehicle while intoxicated during her pretrial on Monday.

Kim Warren, who worked at Deerfield Elementary School, was arrested April 8 after police say she returned to the school from lunch drunk.

The 44-year-old was charged with having open intoxicants in a vehicle and had a blood alcohol content of more than .17 percent. The legal limit is .08 percent.

The judge dismissed the super drunk charge against Warren and the open intoxicant charge.

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Warren has since resigned from her role as principal. She is set to be sentenced on August 6th.


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