Man charged with drunken driving with kids in car

June 19, 2012

A 28-year-old Milwaukee man who was arrested on charges of drunken driving had two small children in the backseat last week.

According to the Wauwatosa police report:

Dispatchers received a call about a man drinking and driving at Wauwatosa and Milwaukee avenues at 8:48 p.m. Wednesday.

Cold, half-finished cans of beer were found on the floor when the vehicle was pulled over.

The driver had a suspended driver's license and his blood-alcohol content was 0.16.

He said he was on his way to Froedtert Hospital to pick up the wife of his 22-year-old passenger. The passenger's children, a 4-year-old boy and 2-year-old girl, were in the backseat and had no child safety seats.


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