A woman with four children in the back seat of her car was arrested for felony DWI early this morning in Riverhead, Riverhead Town Police said in a press release.
A patrol officer stopped a 2017 Nissan Sentra for making a left turn without signaling just after midnight Sunday.
The operator was traveling westbound on Elton Avenue and failed to utilize the left turn signal while making a left turn onto Northville turnpike, police said.
Police determined the operator, Ingrid Martinez, 41, to be intoxicated.
In addition to an adult passenger in the front seat, there were four children ages 6 to 13 in the back seat.
Martinez was charged with four counts of felony DWI under Leandra’s Law and four counts of Endangering the Welfare of a child.
Martinez was transported to Riverhead Police headquarters where she was processed on the listed charges and held until am arraignment. The children were turned over to the front passenger.
Editor’s note: A criminal charge is an accusation. A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
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