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Police say man was driving impaired with young kids in the car

The children were 6-years-old and 7-months-old.
Credit: Pinellas Park Police

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. — Police said a man had two kids in a car with him when they arrested him for driving under the influence.

Pinellas Park Police were responding to a crash when they said the driver, Shawnod Brown, showed signs of impairment. Police said he blew .172/.187 when he was breathalyzed and he failed a field sobriety test.

Officers said the children, who are 6-years-old and 7-months-old, were not hurt in the crash. Investigators said were taken to a family member.

Brown is charged with driving under the influence and child neglect.

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