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Henrico mom busted for driving drunk with kids after birthday party

Posted at 2:23 PM, Jun 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-01 14:23:32-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Jamie Margaret Salazar, 38, was charged with two counts of felony child neglect and driving under the influence after police were called to a West End restaurant near Patterson Avenue and Lauderdale Drive on Saturday night.

“Officers located Salazar inside the restaurant with two children exhibiting signs of intoxication,” Henrico Police spokesman Lt. Chris Eley said. “It was determined that Salazar was at a birthday party in Northern Virginia, with her two children, where she consumed alcohol and drove back to Richmond.”

Salazar was arrested after she failed a sobriety test, police said. Anyone with additional information about this arrest can submit a news tip here.