Mom allegedly drives kids while on drugs

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CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) – A mother is accused of being on drugs with two kids in her car Sunday morning on French Road in Cheektowaga. New York State Police say they arrested 32-year-old Laveeda J. Finney is facing felony charges.

Police say Finney was stopped for failing to keep right on the road, when she showed signs of intoxication and confusion. A drug recognition expert evaluated her and determined she was found to be impaired by drugs.

Finney was traveling from the Walmart store, on Transit Road, with her two children, ages 14 and five. She is charged with DWAI-drugs, two counts of aggravated DWI- child passenger less than 16 years of age and traffic violations.

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