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Saylorsburg man faces DUI charge, child was in car

HAMILTON TWP., Pa. - A Saylorsburg man will be charged, after police say they caught him driving under the influence with his child in the car. 

It happened Thursday along Lake Road at the intersection with Business Route 209 in Hamilton Township, Monroe County. 

State police say they stopped the vehicle and determined the 21-year-old driver was under the influence. Troopers then arrested him and took him to the Monroe County Correctional Facility. 

The child was released to the mother. 

Police say charges against the man will be filed pending blood test results. He faces charges of DUI and endangering the welfare of a child.

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