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Cumby Man Accused Of Driving Drunk With 3 Children Under 10 Years In SUV

A 60-year-old Cumby man is accused of driving drunk with 3 children under 10 years of age in the SUV with him at the time, according to arrest reports.

Victor Miranda-Sirvantes (HCSO jail photo)

Texas Department of Pubic Safety Trooper Christopher Sorley reported stopping Victor Miranda-Sirvantes for failing to maintain a single lane with the maroon GMC Yukon he was driving shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday, March 20, on FM 2653. Miranda-Sirvantes reportedly had red eyes and an alcohol odor was detected on his breath, Sorley alleged in arrest reports. Open Budweiser cans were visible in the SUV, including one open beer can in between a child’s feet in the center of the back row of seating in the truck, Sorley alleged in arrest reports.

The driver did not have any form of identification on him but gave his name and date of birth. Miranda-Sirvantes was arrested, following standard field sobriety testing, for drunk diving with 3 children under 10 years of age in the SUV: a 5-year-old, a 7-year-old and an 8-year-old in the back seat. Sulphur Springs Police Officer Victor Reyna was reported to assist in communication due to a language barrier. Sirvantes was jailed at 12:40 a.m. March 21, 2021, for driving while intoxicated with a child under 15 years in the vehicle, the three kids were released to the 60-year-old Cumby man’s son and the vehicle was impounded, according to arrest reports.

Miranda-Sirvanes was released from Hopkins County jail later March 21, 2021, on a $5,000 bond on the DWI with a child under 15 years of age charge, according to jail reports.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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