Police: Paul Dessicin drove drunk with his young kids in the car

Child endangerment charges have been filed against a southern New Jersey father who allegedly was driving drunk with his two young children in the car.

Dessicino was also charged with heroin possession after

Dessicino was also charged with heroin possession after his vehicle was stopped.

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP - (AP) - Child endangerment charges have been filed against a southern New Jersey father who allegedly was driving drunk with his two young children in the car.

Galloway Township police say 30-year-old Paul Dessicino of Mays Landing was also charged with heroin possession after his vehicle was stopped around 9:30 a.m. Saturday on Route 30.

Police had stopped the vehicle after another driver called 911 to report a car that was being driven erratically and at one point had almost overturned.

Dessicino's two children, ages 4 and 5, were found inside the vehicle and were not injured. They were turned over to their mother.

Dessicino's bail was set at $10,000. A telephone number for him could not be located Sunday, and it was not known if he has retained a lawyer.

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