Man arrested on suspicion of DUI with two young children within the car in Petaluma


PETALUMA, Calif. (KRON) — A person in Petaluma was arrested for allegedly driving underneath the affect with two young children within the automotive, in keeping with a press launch from the Petaluma Police Division.

Round 9:13 p.m. on Saturday police obtained a name reporting an individual who was probably driving underneath the affect. The caller shared the car description and the license plate quantity to police. In accordance with police, officers discovered the car because it headed again to the residence the place it was registered. Police say that whereas the motive force tried to park the car they hit a curb.

Officers made contact with the motive force, recognized as Eric PabloGarcia and so they say they noticed indicators of intoxication. Officers proceeded with a DUI investigation and decided that PabloGarcia was driving inebriated.

Within the again seat of the car police discovered two kids aged 4 and one. The youngsters at the moment are within the care of members of the family. Police did a information verify and decided that PabloGarcia was driving the car and not using a legitimate driver’s license.

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PabloGarcia was arrested on suspicion of DUI, and police say after they handcuffed him he resisted officers earlier than being “taken to the bottom.” He was then transported to the hospital earlier than being medically cleared.

Earlier than being booked into the Sonoma County Jail, PabloGarcia was given breath checks which confirmed his blood alcohol content material was .31 and .32%–about 4 instances the authorized restrict. PPD went on to say that drivers who’re charged with a first-time DUI can face a mean of $13,500 in fines, and a suspended license.

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