Charges Dropped Against School Bus Driver Accused of DUI

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WILLIAMSON, WV (WOWK/AP) – Charges have been dropped against a Mingo County school bus driver accused of driving students to a soccer game while under the influence. 

State police said David Lee Justice Jr., 34 was charged Tuesday, August 28th, 2018, with driving under the influence with child endangerment.

Boone County Magistrate Court says that as of Tuesday, January 15th, 2019, all charges have been dropped.

A criminal complaint says a state Division of Natural Resources officer spotted the bus weaving across the center line of a highway and pulled it over.

The criminal complaint says Justice failed several field sobriety tests and was arrested.

Justice’s father, Mingo Magistrate David Justice, tells The Huntington Herald-Dispatch his son likely was dehydrated or suffering a medical issue.

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