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Buffalo woman charged with driving drunk with three-year-old child

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Posted at 2:02 PM, Nov 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-25 14:03:22-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Buffalo woman is charged with driving drunk with a toddler.

Shawnniece Pearson, 26, is facing a felony charge of DWI with a Child under Leandra's Law, and a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of a child.

State police pulled over Pearson on the 190 around 8:50 p.m. Friday. Her blood alcohol content was 0.09%, 0.01 above the legal limit.

The child was turned over to a third party at the scene of the traffic stop.