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Maine Man Charged with OUI With Kids Held on Bail
01/15/2013 7:10 AM ET  

A Madison man charged with driving drunk with two children in his car has been ordered held on $10,000 bail.

MADISON, Maine (AP) _ James Labonte made his first appearance in court Monday on several charges in connection with his weekend arrest, including operating under the influence, eluding police and endangering the life of a child.

Police say they originally tried to stop Labonte for a traffic violation on Saturday afternoon, but he refused to pull over.

Instead, police say he continued driving another mile and a half to his father's house, then jumped out of his moving vehicle and fled on foot. The vehicle hit a building.

The children, ages 5 and 7, were unhurt and are in the custody of their mother.

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