Sunday August 5, 2012

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. (AP) -- A 29-year-old Vermont man faces multiple charges after he allegedly tried to elude police while driving drunk with two young children in his car.

State police say a trooper attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding in Rockingham shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday.

Officials say the driver sped up to 63 mph in a 25-mph zone before stopping.

The driver, Ryan Crosby of Athens, was charged with attempting to elude, gross negligent operation of a vehicle, driving under the influence-third offense, driving with a suspended license and child endangerment, due to the two young children in the vehicle.