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Traffic Court
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Forty-nine defendants appeared Thursday before Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Court Traffic Court, including a man accused of drunk driving with his 2-year-old in the car.The suspected drunk driver, Miguel Leal, had his case set for March 28 when he will answer to charges of second-offense DUI and child endangerment.Police found Leal behind the wheel of his car in the Waffle House parking lot while investigating a complaint about a drunk driver. Police determined Leal was under the influence and discovered his 2-year-old son was a passenger in the back seat of the vehicle.In other court action:• Mycah Cole was bound to the grand jury on charges of filing a false report and violation of the due care law.• Ronald Collins was bound to the grand jury on the charge of DUI.• Treva Martin was bound to the grand jury on the charge of driving on a revoked license. She must serve five days for violation of probation.• Joshua Pritchard was bound to the grand jury on the charge of driving on a revoked license.• Agustin Marquez must serve seven days and pay $10 plus costs for driving without a license.• Marcos Portillo was bound to the grand jury on the charge of driving on a suspended license.• Brent Edenburn, Jonathan Croom, Manuel Ramirez, Cirilo Bacerra, Justin Estes, Jamie Ferrell, Richard McDaniel, Teresa Mayo and Ruth Gandy must pay $10 plus costs for driving without a license.