New Mexico mother accused of driving drunk with kids in the car

Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 10:51pm

A mother in Doña Ana County is behind bars for allegedly driving drunk with her two young children in the car.

Sheriff's deputies say 23-year-old Blanca Borrego ran a red light at around 2 a.m. on Saturday.

When they pulled her over, deputies say her car smelled like alcohol, then they noticed her 5-year-old son and 2-year-old daughter weren't in car seats or wearing seatbelts.

Borrego failed a breath test and was charged with DWI, two counts of child abuse/neglect, as well as having an open container of alcohol in the car, among several other charges.


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