A woman who allegedly got out of her car with a romantic interest at a stop sign in the Charlestown Navy Yard to hug and kiss before they got back in the car and continued kissing now faces federal charges of OUI and obstructing traffic because the stop sign was within the bounds of the Boston National Historic Park.
According to a report by a federal officer who watched the alleged love that couldn't wait, the amorous couple stopped their white Lincoln Town Car at the stop sign at 5th Street and 1st Avenue shortly before 9 p.m. on Oct. 5.
The occupants got out and began kissing and hugging in the middle of the road while other vehicles drove by. The occupants returned to the car, switching places. The vehicle remained at the stop sign for approximately another minute while the occupants continued to kiss in the car.
The report continues the woman then turned onto 1st Avenue without signaling. The officer reports pulling the car over and that the woman, now behind the wheel and showing possible signs of intoxication, admitted to having had four drinks within the past couple of hours. She then failed a field sobriety test and the officer arrested her and transported her to the State Police barracks in Medford, where she allegedly blew a 0.1 on a breath test.
She was also charged with driving without a license, the report continues.
The woman, who faces up to six months in federal custody if convicted, was released on personal recognizance at a hearing on Wednesday. She faces another hearing on April 6.