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Westbury, February 6, 2019: Arrest for DWI-Leandra’s Law

Feb 06, 2019
  • DWI, Leandra’s Law, drunk driving arrest, kids in car with drunk driver,

The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest of a Queens man for DWI- Leandra's Law on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, around 12:53 am in Westbury. 

According to Police, the Defendant, was observed by officers, driving a mini van on Old Country Road in Westbury. Officers activated their emergency lights and conducted a Vehicle and Traffic Law Stop. 

A subsequent investigation was conducted and the Defendant was placed under arrest. The vehicles passengers included minor children ages 2, 6, and 11 years old. The children were released into custody to their mother. 

Defendant is charged with Driving While Intoxicated, 3 counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (child under 16) under the Leandra Law, 3 counts Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Inadequate Lights and Plate Missing/ Displayed Improperly. 

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