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Mom in Fayette County is arrested for DUI with her kids in the vehicle

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Amanda Messick, 37, of Mount Hope, is charged with DUI and gross child neglect creating the risk of bodily injury. Amanda Messick, 37, of Mount Hope, is charged with DUI and gross child neglect creating the risk of bodily injury.
 FAYETTE COUNTY (WVVA) A Mount Hope woman faces felony child neglect charges after being caught driving while under the influence of alcohol.

Deputies made the arrest after seeing her stopped at the intersection of Rt. 16 and Rt. 19 in Fayetteville. When officers made contact with the driver she told them that she was ill and needed to throw up. Deputy A.B. Hudson with the Fayette County Sheriff's Office says the woman appeared intoxicated and he saw two empty whiskey bottles in the vehicle and one with some booze still in it.

Hudson says there were two children in the vehicle; a four month old infant and a ten year old. The children are OK. 

Amanda Lynn Messick, 37, is charged with gross child neglect creating the risk of bodily injury and DUI. She is being held in Southern Regional Jail on $10,000 bond.


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