Father Arrested For DWI While Kids On Back Of Moped

A father was arrested for taking his kids for a ride on his moped while police say he was intoxicated.

Rocky Mount Police arrested 44 year-old Antonia Lawrence Saturday and charged him with DWI and Child Abuse.

He was also cited for riding without a helmet.

Police say Lawrence told them he was giving his seven and ten year-old a ride when he ran off the side of the road and turned it over.

His two children suffered broken legs but are listed in stable condition according to police.

Lawrence has a court date set for next month.


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