ANCHORAGE -

A man is accused of driving drunk with seven young children in his truck on Labor Day Weekend.

Alaska State Troopers at 8:43 p.m. Saturday received a report of an intoxicated driver near Point Mackenzie Road and Lu Young Lane.

Troopers stopped a 1999 Ford F350 near Knik Goose Bay and Homestead roads in Wasilla, and they found seven "small" children unsecured in the truck operated by Kile Thimsen, 33.

He was "severely intoxicated," troopers wrote in a dispatch.

Thimsen is charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, driving with a suspended license, seven counts of child endangerment and seven counts of reckless endangerment.

He was remanded to Mat-Su Pretrial Facility where he was held without bail.