Police: DWI suspect four times the legal limit with kids in car

HEMPSTEAD -

A Roosevelt man allegedly drove on the Southern State Parkway with a blood alcohol level of more than four times the legal limit and three children in the car Sunday, police say.

A state trooper spotted a swerving GMC Yukon in Wantagh, according to authorities.

The driver, Tanyaradzwa Munyoro, 30, allegedly almost crashed into the trooper, who pulled him over. Three of Munyoro's sons -- ages 8, 6, and 4 -- were passengers in the SUV.

Police say Munyoro failed multiple field sobriety tests before the trooper recorded his BAC at .35 percent. He was taken to a hospital to sober up.

Police charged Munyoro with four counts of aggravated driving while intoxicated, endangering the welfare of a child, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle in the third degree.

The children were released to a relative.

Munyoro pleaded not guilty at his arraignment and bail was set at $20,000.

According to court documents, Munyoro told the trooper he drank some vodka and took codeine.

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