Priests have tried it, so this Florida teacher tried her luck, too.
A Palm Beach County school teacher who was charged with DUI after a hit-and-run collision offered oral sex to a police officer and invited him to grope her in exchange for letting her go, police said. Mary Patricia Maloney, a 7th grade science teacher at Palm Springs Middle School, was arrested Sunday by Greenacres police after a report of a hit-and-run at South Jog Road and Purdy Lane. "How much do I need to pay you to just let me go?" Maloney, 53, allegedly said to an officer driving her to the police station, according to the arrest report. "Don't you understand I am a school teacher?" Maloney of Lake Worth, then allegedly offered to provide oral sex to the officer. She also invited the officer to grope her breasts, according to the arrest report. Maloney has a prior DUI conviction from 2009, according to the arrest report. Police said she was driving while knowing her license was under suspension. [...] Police said Maloney's white Dodge van collided with a West Palm Beach man's white Chevy pick-up truck at about 8:35 p.m. on Sunday. A witness who saw the crash followed Maloney's van until she stopped and parked in the 6300 block of Forest Hill Boulevard, police said. Police arrived and Maloney was taken to a patrol car for questioning. "I noticed that her eyes were bloodshot, glassy and only partially open," a Greenacres police officer wrote in the arrest report. Inside the van, officers saw that both airbags had been deployed. An empty jug of Carlo Rossi wine was behind the driver's seat. [...] Maloney is facing six charges including hit and run, knowingly driving with a suspended or revoked license, and two counts of bribery.