A crash in the Town of Walton is resulting in felony charges against a Delaware County man.

Sheriff’s officials say 31-year-old James Young II of Walton is charged with driving while intoxicated with a child in the vehicle.

Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News (file)
Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News (file)

Deputies responded to a report of a one-vehicle crash on October 17 on Prospect Avenue in Walton and found Young’s vehicle had been traveling north when it left the road and hit a section of guidewire. Authorities say they determined the Walton man was driving with his ability impaired by alcohol and drugs.

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Young is charged with failure to maintain lane, speeding, driving while intoxicated, driving while ability impaired by drugs and felony Aggravated Leandra’s Law Drunk Driving for having a child under the age of 15 in the vehicle.

He was released to wait for his next date in Village of Walton Court.

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