Walden mom accused of DWI with baby

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A Walden mother was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly driving drunk with her baby son in the car.

State police say 41-year-old Melonie Lendor was traveling on the State Thruway south in Clarkstown at around 6:30 a.m. when another driver noticed her erratic driving and called 911.

Lendor, an assistant principal at a Bronx school, had her 10-month-old son in the car during the incident. Police say she refused to take a Breathalyzer test on scene.

Lendor was charged with felony DWI and with endangering the welfare of a child. Her bail was set at $7,500. Lendor is due back in court Monday.

For interview with brother of Melonie Lendor accused of driving drunk with son, go to your digital cable box and select iO Extra on Ch. 612.

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