Mom Was Drunk With Young Children in the Car: Cops

A New Britain mom is accused of driving erratically and under the influence with her two young children unrestrained in the car early Thursday morning.

Police stopped Jasmine Morales, 31, at North and Sexton streets in New Britain at 12:40 a.m. Her 2- and 4-year-old children were unrestrained in the back seat, and the officer said the car smelled of alcohol and marijuana.

Morales failed roadside field sobriety tests and was arrested, according to police.

She was charged with driving under the influence and two counts of risk of injury.

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