Police: driver had BAC of .27 with kids in the car

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A Fort Wayne man is facing charges after police said he drove drunk with his two children in the car.

According to court documents, an officer noticed a man driving erratically on Clinton Street around 9:45 p.m. on February 26. The officer said he saw the driver straddle two lanes of traffic and almost hit other vehicles.

He pulled over the driver, Armando Torrijos, 38, and saw there were two children in the car, ages six and seven.

The officer said Torrijos was argumentative and his eyes were watery and bloodshot. His blood alcohol content was .27 percent.

Torrijos faces charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, driving with a suspended or revoked license, and neglect of a dependent.


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