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Rahway Woman Found Asleep in Car with Two Small Children

Rahway Keansburg

A 27-year-old Rahway woman was charged with driving under the influence and endangering the welfare of a child after she was found asleep behind the wheel of a car with two small children in the backseat.

According to police, Tuesday around 6:20 p.m. Hazlet police received reports of a black Mazda driving erratically down Laurel Avenue towards Keansburg.

Shortly after, Keansburg officer in the area of Carr Avenue noticed a black Mazda idling on the side of the road. Officer approached the vehicle and reportedly found the driver - later identified as Jennifer Feliciano- Lizardi, 27, of Rahway - sleeping at the wheel and two small unseat-belted children in the back seat.

Police determined Feliciano- Lizardi was intoxicated and as a result took her into custody while the children were turned over to New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency.