Woman charged with driving drunk with kids in car

March 24, 2013 8:44:03 AM PDT
Police say a Nesconset woman was driving while intoxicated Sunday morning with her twin 5-year old daughters in the car.

Officers said they observed 31-year old Danielle Ferrante sitting in a parked, running 2006 Mitsubishi in the parking lot of Shop Rite on Route 347 in Hauppauge at 1:40 a.m.

After interviewing Ferrante, they determined she was intoxicated.

Detectives charged Ferrante with Driving While Intoxicated and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

She will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip.

The children were released to the custody of their father.

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