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Leandra’s Law

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.

Cops: 22-year-old mother charged under Leandra’s Law after crash injures toddler

An Aquebogue woman was arrested on a Leandra’s Law felony DWI charge early this morning following a crash that injured her 15-month-old child on Christmas morning, according to Riverhead Town Police.
Riverhead highway crews will be paving local roadways June 26 and 27. (File photo: Peter Blasl)

Paving work, road closures in Manorville and Calverton this week

Shultz Road and a section of Wading River-Manor Road are scheduled for paving this week, beginning today.

Cops: Wading River man was under influence of drugs and alcohol in crash with 6-year-old passenger

Police said the man was driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol when he crashed his 2014 Dodge Pickup truck into a utility pole on route 25 in Calverton yesterday morning at about 10 a.m.

Riverhead cops: Man faces Leandra’s Law felony DWI charge after crash at high school

Police said Jesse R. Goodale III, of Flanders, drove drunk with a 14-year-old child on board Wednesday morning; he crashed his vehicle in the Riverhead H.S. parking and faces a felony aggravated DWI charge under Leandra's Law.