Police: Newport News mother charged with DUI, child neglect

Police: Newport News mother charged with DUI, child neglect

Credit: NNPD

Tuanchai Yorkay Reynolds

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on February 4, 2014 at 11:44 AM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 4 at 12:04 PM

NEWPORT NEWS -- A Newport News mother was arrested Sunday after she allegedly crashed her vehicle while her three children were in the car.

Police charged 30-year-old Tuachai Reynolds with DUI and three counts of child abuse/neglect.

Police found Reynolds and her children, ages 12, 9 and 7, in the middle of the intersection on 48th Street and Roanoke Ave. around 9:30 p.m.

Reynolds' vehicle was found in bushes surrounding a cellular tower on 48th Street, according to police.  

Nobody was injured in the crash.
 
Police say Reynolds was unable to perform sobriety tests.

The children were picked up at the scene by family members, according to police. 

 

 

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