Woman with 3 kids in car arrested for DWI

Jennifer Marie Benjamin (photo credit: Virginia Beach Police)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach Police have arrested a woman they say had three kids in the car while driving intoxicated.

Police arrested 32-year-old Jennifer Marie Benjamin on charges of DWI, drinking in public and three counts of abuse and neglect of a child.

According to police, officers were responding to a call of a dispute involving a possible intoxicated female who had driven off. A few minutes later an officer spotted the vehicle speeding and stopped the car. Police say three children, under the age of 12, were in the car.

Benjamin remains behind bars.

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