A drunk teenager is accused of driving over 100 MPH with many children inside a small car. Two were wedged in the trunk.

Over the weekend, New York State Police announced an Albany man was arrested following an investigation into a 16-year-old who was found driving drunk with nine passengers.

Drunk driver with 9 passengers, two in the trunk, stopped in New Lebanon for going over 100, NYSP


On July 23, 2023, New York State Police from the New Lebanon barracks arrested a 16-year-old for four counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated Leandra’s Law, a class E felony. Because of the teen's age, the teen's name wasn't released.

While patrolling State Route 20 in the town of New Lebanon, troopers observed a 2019 Honda Civic allegedly traveling over 100 miles per hour in a 45-mile-per-hour zone.

During the traffic stop, police determined that the 16-year-old driver was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage, police say.

Drunk Teen In Civic Driving With 9 In Car, 2 In Trunk

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The vehicle also contained nine juvenile passengers, four of which were under the age of 16, according to New York State Police.

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Two of the passengers were wedged into the trunk of the small Honda Civic, officials say.

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The unnamed driver was issued the appropriate tickets returnable to the town of New Lebanon court and all juveniles were turned over to their responsible guardians.

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New York State Police just announced 24-year-old Daquan R. Willams of Albany was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

Police allege Willaims used social media to advertise a party that drew several underage attendees, including the unnamed 16-year-old driver and passengers.

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Troopers say the 16-year-old was driving back from a party thrown by Williams in Nassau, New York.

Williams was issued an appearance ticket.

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