BENSON – Child abuse and driving while impaired charges have been filed against a man accused of impaired driving with two of his children in his car. At 8:44am last Wednesday, Nov. 25th, Johnston County deputies and Johnston County EMS were dispatched to an unresponsive person in a vehicle in the parking lot of Sheetz on Highway 210 at McGee’s Crossroads.
Deputies said Montz Alton Burckhardt, 47, of Tylerstone Drive, Fuquay Varina reportedly appeared to be under the influence of alcohol. A blood sample was taken.
His two children, ages 8 and 13, were in the vehicle with him. The children were not harmed.
Burckhardt was given a $5,000 bond on the misdemeanor charges.