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DWI Suspect Had 2 Kids in SUV, Cops Say

A Manhattan man was arrested for drunken driving with two children in his SUV in Dix Hills the night of Independence Day, New York State police said.

Troopers stopped a Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by Vince Mojica for failing to maintain his lane on the Northern State Parkway westbound near Exit 42 at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, police said.

Mojica was found to be under the influence of alcohol with two kids in the vehicle.

He was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and driving while intoxicated with a minor in the vehicle, a felony under Leandra’s Law.

He will be arraigned Friday at First District Court in Central Islip.

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