A Third Precinct Officer observed a car driving above the posted speed limit westbound on the North Shore Service Road of the LIE. A car stop was conducted and it was discovered that two of the passengers in the car were the defendants 12 and 15 year old sons. It was determined that the driver was under the influence of alcohol and was placed under arrest. The two children were released from scene to a family member.
The defendant was charged with two counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Leandra's Law), two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Driving While Intoxicated (BAC +.08) and VTL violations.