Police: DUI suspect had kids in vehicle at time of arrest

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CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A Franklin County man is facing charges for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol with children in his vehicle.

Charles Powell, a 26-year-old Mercersburg resident, was pulled over the night of Sept. 10 in the area of Rowe Run and Bedford roads in Southhampton Township.

According to state police, Powell was under the influence of alcohol, had a suspended license and had two small children with him in his vehicle at the time.

Powell is charged with DUI and endangering the welfare of children.

The children were placed under the supervision of a family member.

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