Dumb Ass of the Day: Ellen West
Ellen West was taken into custody after several middle schoolers called in reports that she was slurring her words and cursing at students just before noon on Monday. The 32-year-old told cops she'd knocked back "at least" four shots of vodka around 11 a.m. because she couldn't take the pressure of her job.
After her outburst, West allegedly laid her head on her desk and fell asleep as baffled 12-year-olds looked on. Deputies say she smelled like alcohol and was unsteady on her feet. She had a .317 blood alcohol content when she took a breathalyzer test, leading to charges of public intoxication and endangering the welfare of a minor