Mother accused of DWI had her 3 kids in car, authorities say

HOUSTON – A woman is accused of driving while intoxicated Saturday while having her three children in the car.

According to the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office, deputies stopped a vehicle near Ella Boulevard and Kuykendahl Road after a brief, 1.5-mile pursuit.

Authorities said the driver, identified as 25-year-old Dulce Moreira, displayed several signs of intoxication and was arrested after failing a field sobriety test.

Moreira was charged with driving while intoxicated with a child passenger and unlawful carry of a weapon. The weapon charge stems from a loaded gun that was found in Moreira’s vehicle, authorities said.

“We were happy just to get her off the streets and rescue those kids and get them to a safe environment,” Constable Mark Herman told KPRC 2.

Moreira’s three children were released to a guardian, authorities said.

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