LOCKPORT – A Niagara Falls man, who pleaded guilty to a felony violation of Leandra’s Law for driving drunk with children in his vehicle, was placed on five years’ probation Tuesday by State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr.

Marlowe J. Smith, 31, of 23rd Street, also must serve 60 days in the county work program and pay $605 in fees and surcharges.

His blood alcohol content was measured at 0.24 percent, three times the legal threshold for intoxication, when he was pulled over June 25 in the Falls while driving his girlfriend’s car with her children, ages 1 and 6, in the back seat. Smith said the woman is now his ex-girlfriend.