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Leandra’s Law

Cops: Calverton man drove drunk with 5-year-old passenger, charged with felony DWI

A Calverton man was arrested on a felony DWI charge under Leandra’s Law after a traffic stop on West Main Street Monday night, Riverhead Police said in a press release.

Cops: Riverhead man involved in crash Friday night drove drunk with 7-month-old passenger

A Riverhead man was charged with felony DWI after a crash on Main Road in Riverhead Friday evening, with a 7-month-old child in his vehicle, according to Riverhead Town Police.

Flanders woman pleads guilty to manslaughter in Flanders Road crash that killed her 4-year-old daughter in January

Amy Wesolowski, the operator of a vehicle in a Flanders Road crash that killed her 4-year-old daughter in January, has pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter and aggravated driving while ability impaired by drugs.

Riverhead cops: Two parents charged with felony DWI under Leandra’s Law, one after a crash, during holiday weekend

Riverhead Police report arresting two parents on felony DWI charges under Leandra's Law in separate incidents over the Columbus Day weekend. Each had two young children in their vehicle.

Driver who crashed school bus carrying 10 Cub Scouts from Baiting Hollow camp last summer pleads guilty to multiple felonies

Prosecutors said the school bus driver had a blood-alcohol content of .30% — nearly eight times the legal limit for the holder of a commercial driver's license.

State Police: Drunk driver forced trooper off the road, charged with felony DWI

A Flanders man is facing an aggravated DWI charge under Leandra’s Law after a crossing into the oncoming lane of traffic on Hubbard Avenue last night and forcing a State Trooper vehicle off the road, according to a State Police press release.

Police: Driver impaired by drugs in crash that left 4-year-old in critical condition Thursday morning

A 34-year-old Riverhead woman is facing felony DWI and other charges following a crash that critically inured her 4-year-old passenger Thursday morning on Flanders Road.

Cops: Woman drove drunk with four kids in back seat of sedan

A woman with four children in the back seat of her car was arrested for felony DWI early this morning in Riverhead,...

Cops: Drunk school bus driver transporting day campers crashes on Sound Avenue

Cops: A drunken school bus driver carrying day campers from Baiting Hollow Scout Camp was involved in two crashes on Sound Avenue yesterday afternoon — and left the scene of both. The driver, a 61-year-old Ridge woman was arresgted on felony DWI charges under Leandra's Law and other charges.

Cops: Man drove drunk with 2-year-old child in vehicle

Riverhead Town Police report the DWI arrest of a man operating a vehicle on Sound Avenue last night with his 2-year-old son in the vehicle.