Bobby Orr's relative faces drunk driving charges
COHASSET, Mass. -- The relative of an NHL legend is accused of going on a dangerous drive and is now facing drunken driving charges.
Police said Bobby Orr’s daughter in law was involved in a serious crash on Tuesday morning. Investigators claim Chelsea Orr was driving drunk in Cohasset. She was arraigned Wednesday on OUI charges.
Chelsea Orr, 32, was arrested on Tuesday night and police claim she tried to use her father in law’s famous name to get out of the charges.
Police said she drove off Nichols Road, hit a rock and a small tree, and then flipped her SUV. According to the arrest report, Chelsea Orr was hiding in bushes when an EMT arrived.
A Cohasset officer arrived on the scene and said he detected a strong odor of alcohol. The report says her speech “was thick tongued and slow.” The officer asked Chelsea Orr if she had been drinking and she replied, “Yes.”
Cohasset police claim she refused a breathalyzer or blood alcohol test. She agreed to a field sobriety test, which an officer determined she failed. Chelsea Orr originally refused medical treatment, but when she was told she was going to be arrested she asked to see a doctor -- she was then taken to South Shore Hospital.
Her visit to the hospital led to another charge -- wire tapping. Cohasset police claim that while being treated at the hospital she used her iPhone, which can be used as a tape recorder, to secretly record conversations with police.
The report says during the ride back to Cohasset, Chelsea Orr became increasingly hostile and said that she was the great Bobby Orr’s daughter in law and said she was going to have the officer fired.
Bobby Orr’s son, Daren Orr, told 7News that he has no comment.
Chelsea Orr’s license was revoked because she refused a breathalyzer test. She was freed on $1,000 cash bail and will have another hearing in December.
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