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Mum with children in car charged with drink-driving

A woman who was arrested after failing a drink-drive test with children in the car has been charged.

The 39-year-old was stopped by police in the Criccieth area of Gwynedd on Wednesday and police say she was "almost three-times over the limit".

She will appear before Caernarfon Magistrates on December 30th.

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Mother with children in car 'three times over limit'

Police have criticised a woman for being three times over the drink-drive limit - and having her children in the car.

A police officer presents a breathalyser (library photo) Credit: PA

North Wales Police says the woman was arrested in the Criccieth area in Gwynedd on Wednesday.

The Roads Policing Unit said it was "unbelievable" that she was almost three times over the limit and "to make matters worse" her children were in the car.

Appeal for missing man not seen since Saturday

Police are appealing for help to trace a missing 64 year-old man who has not been seen since the weekend.

Keith Burgess of Beddgelert has not been seen since Saturday. Credit: North Wales Police / Family Photo

North Wales Police says 64 year-old Keith Burgess has been missing from the Beddgelert area of Gwynedd since around 10.30 am on Saturday 10th October 2015.

Mr Burgess was last seen at his home address and has not been in touch with family or friends since.

He is described as around 5’ 8” tall, of medium build and speaks with an English accent.

Anyone who has any information should contact police on 101.

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Parents bailed after baby death

North Wales Police have arrested and bailed a man and woman on suspicion of assault following the death of a baby girl in Penygroes, Gwynedd. The baby's death is so far "unexplained", police say.

Police have bailed a man and woman from Penygroes Credit: Google street view

The ambulance service contacted police at 04.42am on Monday morning to say a baby girl had been taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor, where she sadly died. The couple - both from the local area - have now been released on bail.

Yesterday a spokeswoman for the Welsh Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 0439 hours on Monday to reports of a medical emergency in the Penygroes, Caernarfon area. We responded with one rapid response vehicle and two emergency ambulances."

The baby's body has been taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, for examination by forensic and paediatric pathologists and further tests.

Local man and woman arrested after Penygroes baby death

North Wales Police have confirmed that a man and woman have been arrested on suspicion of assault following the death of a baby girl.

Police were called to a home in Penygroes on Monday morning. Credit: Google Maps

Emergency services were called to a home in Penygroes, Gwynedd in the early hours of Monday morning. A baby girl was taken by ambulance to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor where she died.

A post-mortem has been carried out and the cause of death is currently unknown. The man and woman, from the local area are currently being questioned.

Police investigate 'unexplained death' of baby girl

Police have launched an investigation following the 'unexplained death' of a baby.

Police are investigating the 'unexplained death' of a baby Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Emergency services were called to a home in Penygroes, Gwynedd just before 4.45am on Monday. A baby girl was taken by ambulance to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor where she died.

The Welsh Ambulance Service confirmed they had taken a baby girl to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor. A spokeswoman said: “We were called at 0439 hours on Monday to reports of a medical emergency in the Penygroes, Caernarfon area. We responded with one rapid response vehicle and two emergency ambulances."

Police enquiries are ongoing and an inquest has been opened.

Man arrested after woman seriously injured in crash

The crash happened on the A496 between Barmouth and Llanaber last night. Credit: Google Maps

A man's been arrested after a crash in Gwynedd which left a woman with severe leg injuries.

The woman, from Birmingham, was one of two pedestrians hit by a blue Suzuki Vitara car on the A496 in Llanaber, just north of Barmouth, shortly after 6.35pm last night. She was airlifted to hospital in Stoke.

The 62-year-old driver was arrested on suspicion of drink driving and dangerous driving and has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

North Wales Police is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to call 101 quoting reference number RC15118203.

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