Jamestown Man Allegedly Drives Drunk With One-Year-Old In His Backseat

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JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – A 47-year-old Jamestown resident is accused of driving while intoxicated with a one-year-old child as his backseat passenger.

Officers with the Jamestown Police Department pulled over Dale Goodridge for allegedly failing to keep right, having a suspended registration and a cracked windshield in the area of East Virginia Boulevard and May Street on the city’s southside Monday afternoon.

After allegedly failing several field sobriety tests, Goodridge was accused of driving drunk. To make matters worse, officers report a one-year-old child was riding along in a car seat within the vehicle.

After further testing, his blood alcohol content was nearly twice the legal limit.

Goodridge faces a slew of charges including DWI under Leandra’s Law, a felony in New York State.


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