Deputy constables: Drunken dad arrested in Montgomery County

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William Tardy

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas - A man has been accused of being drunk behind the wheel with two small children in the car.

Montgomery County Precinct 4 deputy constables said they pulled William Tardy over on U.S. 59 near Texas 242 at 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 3 because he was driving erratically.

He failed a field sobriety test, investigators said.

Detectives said Tardy's 3-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son were in the car.

Tardy has been charged with two counts of driving while intoxicated with a child under 15, two counts of endangering a child and criminal negligence.

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