JCSO: Two Children Found In Drunk Drivers Car

A 30 year-old woman stopped by a deputy less than a mile from her home Saturday night had two children in her vehicle when she was pulled over.

Around 11:00pm, a sheriff’s deputy stopped a car in the 1800 block of US 301 North of Selma. The driver, Lakesha Latonya Hodges of the 1200 block of US 301 North, registered 0.13 on the Breathalyzer, above the legal limit of 0.08, authorities reported.  Vodka and Natural Light beer were reported found in the car.

Deputies said Hodges had two children in the vehicle, an 11 year-old and a 3 month-old. The infant was not secured in a car seat.

Hodges was charged with driving while impaired and misdemeanor child abuse.  She was given a $7,000 bond.