Chimayo father charged with child abuse, 5th DWI

Posted at: 10/17/2012 1:29 PM
Updated at: 10/17/2012 1:34 PM
By: staff

A Chimayo man faces multiple child abuse charges after police say they caught him driving drunk with his kids in the car.

Our news partners at the Santa Fe New Mexican report that Steve Sanchez faces aggravated drunk driving charges stemming from an incident Monday night.

Sanchez has four prior DWI arrests. Santa Fe County deputies pulled him over on Airport Road after they saw his four childre - ages 12 to 3 - in the car with him.

He is in jail on a no-bond hold.