PALMER, Alaska — A Palmer man suspected of driving drunk with a gun and children in his pickup has been charged with felony driving under the influence.
Alaska State Troopers say 33-year-old Joseph Cleaver was also charged with weapons misconduct and child endangerment.
Troopers say a passenger, 30-year-old Darren Hildebrand of Anchorage, was also intoxicated. He was charged with weapons misconduct and endangering the welfare of a child.
A caller at 10 p.m. Sunday reported seeing a truck weaving near Palmer.
An officer stopped the truck and determined Cleaver was driving on a revoked license and had three previous DUI convictions, including two in the last decade.
The officer found a loaded gun and two children under 6 in the truck.
Cleaver and Hildebrand remained jailed Monday at Mat-Su Pre-Trial Facility.