Bail Set for Madison Man Accused of Driving Drunk with Children

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 years ago

A Madison man accused of driving drunk with his two children in his vehicle is in jail on $10,000 bail.28-year old James Labonte was arrested Saturday afternoon.He made his first court appearance Monday.Police say they tried to stop Labonte for a traffic violation but he continued driving for another mile-and-a-half, then jumped out of his still moving van and ran off.He was caught a short time later.We’re told the children, ages 5 and 7, are okay and are with their mother. Labonte is facing a host of charges, including eluding police, OUI, endangering the welfare of a child.


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