New Castle Man Accused Of Forcing 8-Year-Old To Drive Pleads Guilty In Beaver County Court

A New Castle man accused of forcing an 8-year-old to drive him to Ohio while he was intoxicated recently pleaded guilty in the case in Beaver County Court. 24 year old Kevin Cook pleaded guilty to drunken driving and will serve two years on the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program, which is offered to first-time, non-violent offenders. According to police, Cook made a child get behind the wheel to drive him across state lines. Police said the child nearly wrecked the car at least twice before he was stopped near Route 51 in Darlington Township.