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Denise Oher, mother of Michael Oher, arrested

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MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) - The woman portrayed as the addicted mother in the hit movie "The Blindside" is now in jail.

Denise Oher, 56, was arrested Thursday and also charged with driving on a suspended license and disorderly conduct.

Memphis police said they found Oher behind the wheel of a Jaguar at Poplar Avenue and Leath Street in the medical center area.

They confirmed a half-empty bottle of vodka was also in the car.

She remains in jail at 201 Poplar.

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