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Lodi Special Education Teacher Charged With DWI After Dispute

Melissa Grant-Terhune
Melissa Grant-Terhune Photo Credit: MUGSHOT: Courtesy LODI PD

LODI, N.J. -- A Lodi High School special education teacher was arrested after police said they found her drunk behind the wheel of her car outside a local home.

Police said they found Melissa Grant-Terhune, 40, having some type of problem with a local resident the night of Jan. 13.

They spoke with the other woman -- who captured a partial video of the incident -- as well as with a school employee who was in the area, sources with direct knowledge of the incident told Daily Voice.

Grant-Terhune, who was sitting in a white Buick truck stopped in the middle of the street was under the influence, Lt. Robert Salerno said.

She was later released on a DWI summonses.

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