Bus driver arrested for DWI with kids onboard

Police say Michael Asseng was intoxicated while driving a bus with four kids aboard. (1/18/13)

FARMINGDALE - Police say they have arrested a Deer Park man for driving a school bus while drunk today in Farmingdale.

According to officials, Michael Asseng, 47, was driving a bus for ACME Bus Corporation with four young children when he hit a parked car on Midwood Avenue at around noon.

Police arrived at the scene and determined that Asseng was drunk and placed him under arrest.

Asseng is facing four counts of aggravated DWI, and driving while ability impaired.


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