Madison Man Charged with OUI

Updated 2 years ago

A Madison man charged with driving drunk with two children in his car is headed to court. Authorities say 26-year-old James Labonte is expected to be arraigned Monday on several charges in connection with his weekend arrest, including operating under the influence and endangering the life of a child. Police say they originally tried to stop Labonte for a traffic violation on Saturday afternoon, but he refused to pull over. Instead, police tell the Morning Sentinel, he continued driving another mile and a half, then jumped out of his still moving vehicle and fled on foot. The vehicle hit a building. Police say Labonte did not have a driver’s license. Police did not say how old the children were.


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