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Whitehall man arrested under Leandra's Law
WHITEHALL -- Whitehall Police arrested a man on Saturday for allegedly driving drunk with four children in his car.
Investigators said 28-year-old Gregory Matteson of Whitehall went to a home on West Street in Whitehall and threatened another man with a knife.
That man called police, who caught up with Matteson a short time after.
When the arresting officers pulled Matteson over, they determined that he was under the influence of alcohol. His blood alcohol content registered as .23%.
At the time of the arrest, Matteson also had four children in his car, ranging from ages nine months to five.
Matteson was charged with Aggravated DWI with a Child Passenger Less than 16, Driving While Intoxicated, and 2nd Degree Menacing. He was arraigned in Dresden Town Court and released on an appearance ticket.