Wareham Police Arrest Alleged Drunk Driver with Children in Car
WAREHAM - An Onset man has been arrested on several charges, including driving drunk with small children in his car.
Police in Wareham responded to a report late Monday afternoon of a man driving while intoxicated with kids in the vehicle. When the officer spotted the car pulling into the Lakeside Trailer Park , James Minta, 46, was exiting the driver's seat.
After failing field sobriety tests, Minta was arrested, taken to Wareham Police Headquarters and held overnight. He was scheduled for arraignment in District Court on Tuesday.
Minta has been charged with operating under the influence of liquor, three counts of child endangerment while OUI, and operating after suspension. The children were not injured and their families and the Department of Children have been notified of the incident.