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.

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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