Trenton Woman Charged With DWI And Three Counts Of Child Endangering
TRENTON – 31-year-old Magna Rodas-Argueta from Trenton, was charged with DWI and three counts of child endangerment after she was found passed out behind the wheel of a parked car.
The incident took place on Thursday when police found the woman in the car with two children. A police officer was flagged down by a 9-year-old girl around 1 p.m. Tuesday. According to Lt. Stephen Varn, the girl said she could not rouse her mother who was inside a parked car on the 600 block of Chambers Streets.
Rodas-Argueta was charged with driving while intoxicated and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child. She was arrested and taken to the station. Her bail was set at $75,000.
Her children were given into the custody of the office of Child Protection and Permanency, formerly known as the Division of Youth and Family Services.
Varn said that an investigation is ongoing.
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