Man arrested for endangering two children

ALLEGANY, N.Y. (WIVB) – Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s deputies arrested an Olean man after they say he was driving recklessly with two babies in his car.

Deputies arrested 22-year-old Dustin Birkelund and charged him with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Authorities say he was driving recklessly in Gargoyle Park in the Town of Allegany around 11 p.m. last Friday with a 1-year-old and 2-month-old baby in the car.

Birkelund was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in Town of Allegany Court at a later date.

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