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Police: Middle Grove man caught driving drunk with child in the car

MAYFIELD -- Police say a Middle Grove man was bustted for DWI with a child in the vehicle.

Authorities say Joseph Moffre, 44, was pulled over for going 70 mph in a 55 mph zone. The Trooper who conducted the traffic stop also says he saw Moffre's car cross over the center line several times.

After the Trooper pulled the man over, officials say he could smell alcohol and Moffre failed a field sobriety test. Authorities say he also had marijuana on him at the time.

Mofre was arrested and taken to State Police barracks in Mayfield where he allegedly had a blood alcohol content of .11 percent. Because he had is child in the vehicle, he was charged under Leandra's Law, with a felony DWI. He was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful possession of marijuana.
 
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