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Chesterfield father faces DWI, child neglect charges

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A Chesterfield father is facing jail time. Ronald Fine is accused of drinking and driving with his 9-year-old son in the car.

A routine traffic stop landed the 44-year-old behind bars. He was hit with a Class 1 Misdemeanor: driving while under the influence and a Class 6 Felony Child Neglect: reckless disregard for life.

Police stopped Fine along the 7100 block of Dortonway Drive around 5:30pm on October 21st. Officers say his 9-year-old son was in the car. Court documents list Fine's blood alcohol level at .23. That is almost three times the legal limit.

Fine is due in court on December 29th and December 30th.

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