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Boy, 14, Drives Drunk With Even Drunker Dad in Car: Police

Police have charged a 14-year-old Pennsylvania boy with driving drunk while his father, who was even more intoxicated, was a passenger.

WNEP-TV reports the boy was stopped for driving erratically by Wilkes-Barre police on Wednesday night. His blood-alcohol content was .106 percent, more than the state's .08-percent limit for adult drivers — and five times the .02-percent limit for teen motorists.

Police have charged his 34-year-old father with child endangerment and corruption of minors. Police say dad was three times drunker than the law allows for drivers.

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Police aren't releasing the name of the boy, who was released to a sober family member and will be prosecuted in juvenile court.

His dad faces a preliminary hearing June 14, according to online court records, which don't list a defense attorney.

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