Milton man arrested for DWI with a child in his vehicle

MILTON, N.Y. (NEWS10)– Police say a Milton man has been arrested for driving while intoxicated with a child in car.

Saratoga police say they stopped 37-year-old Timothy Benaitis for traffic violations while he was driving in the Town of Milton. A subsequent investigation showed Benaitis was driving with a BAC of .12% with a child under 16-years-old in his vehicle.

Benaitis was arrested for DWI and aggravated DWI. Under Leandra’s Law, driving while impaired with a child in the vehicle is a felony.

Benaitis was arraigned in the Town of Milton Court and released. Officials say he is due back in court next week.


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