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Published: Monday, 11/30/2009

Couple accused of driving drunk with kids in vehicles

DEFIANCE - A Defiance husband and wife arrested in separate vehicles and both charged with drunken driving and child endangering are to be arraigned at 10 a.m. Monday in Defiance Municipal Court.

Troopers with the Defiance post of the Ohio Highway Patrol said David and Marcia Bellaire were arrested about 2 a.m. Saturday after each was found to have blood-alcohol levels exceeding Ohio's limit of 0.08 percent.

Mr. Bellaire's was 0.135, while Mrs. Bellaire's was 0.086, according to the results of breathalyzer tests released by the agency.

Both had a child in their respective vehicles.

Mr. Bellaire was driving on Hammersmith Road just southwest of Defiance with their 11-year-old daughter in his car, troopers said.

Mrs. Bellaire, who had been following her husband, was seen parked on Singer Road just south of Hammersmith with their 10-year-old daughter in her car.

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