Man gets DWI with two underage passengers

— A Schenectady man was arrested in the Town of Bethlehem after he was found to be driving while intoxicated with two children in the car.

Lewis Decker Jr. was arrested on Saturday, June 9, around 9 p.m., after he was stopped on the Thruway by State Police for committing several traffic violations. Police said Decker was found to be intoxicated and was driving without a license. In the car, were a two-year-old and a seven-year-old.

Police said Decker was charged with Leandra's Law, felony DWI with a child in the car. He was also charged with felony DWI, second offense, felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Child Protective Services was notified, and both children were turned over to family members. He was arraigned in the Bethlehem Town Court and remanded to Albany County Jail on $30,000 bail/bond.

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