Alleged drunk driver had two children in car

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Buffalo woman is accused of driving drunk while two children were inside the car. New York State Police stopped 31-year-old Janine Smith for speeding at 1:20 a.m. Monday in the Town of Pomfret.

Police say Smith failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for DWI under Leandra’s Law, because she had a 5-year-old and a 7-year-old inside the car. She faced a number of other charges including felony DWI.

She will answer charges in Town of Pomfret Court in June. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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