Javier Escobar (credit: Dallas County Sheriff's Office)

Javier Escobar (credit: Dallas County Sheriff’s Office)

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Deputies in Dallas County early Tuesday morning reported about half a dozen DWI arrests as the new year rang in, including one man who was charged with a felony DWI for having his 12-year-old daughter in the car.

Authorities stopped 38-year-old Javier Escobar along southbound Interstate-35E near the Trinity River Bridge. According to deputies, Escobar was observed hitting a curb while traveling just 10 mph along the freeway.

Escobar was taken into custody. There has been no word on where officials placed the daughter.

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