Police in Dutchess County responded around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 1 in Red Hook.
Patrol units located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on Route 9 at the intersection of Old Post Road North, Red Hook Police said.
Upon interview and investigation, the driver of the vehicle, a 48-year-old New York City resident, was found to be intoxicated by alcohol with two children under the age of 10 in the vehicle, according to police.
He subsequently provided a breath test which resulted in a .23 percent blood alcohol content, nearly three times the legal limit.
The man, whose name was not released by police, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child in the car, both felonies (Leandra's Law), as well as three counts of drunk driving, all misdemeanors.
He was processed and released on tickets with a future court date.
The children were released to a custodial parent.
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