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Iowa City man charged for driving drunk with kids in the car

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Keith Andrew Patton Keith Andrew Patton
IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

An Iowa City man is facing operating while intoxicated and child endangerment charges after police say he was driving drunk with kids in the car on Saturday.

Officers stopped Keith Andrew Patton, 49, for speeding in the area of Sycamore Street and Lakeside Drive in Iowa City at around 5:35 p.m. on Saturday.

Officers say Patton had bloodshot, watery eyes and smelled of alcohol.

Officers say there was a 10-year old and a 12-year old in the backseat.  The 12-year old was Patton's niece, the 10-year old was a friend of the niece.

Police also say the 10-year old was not wearing a seatbelt.

 

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