L.I. Man Charged Under Leandra’s Law

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — A father on Long Island was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on felony charges after he was arrested for driving under the influence with children in the car.

Investigators said 34-year old Dominic Tola was stopped by police around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in Lake Grove for talking on his cell phone.

Police said he was under the influence of drugs. His 16-year-old son and a neighbor’s 12-year-old son were also in the car.

Tola was charged with a felony under Leandra’s Law.

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  • anthony laurella

    Sucks to be him

  • Roy

    must have been driving to the unemployment office………

  • Concerned

    Someone who is legally drunk at 11:30 in the morning seriously needs HELP asap.

  • Widow Maker

    Note to self:
    Don’t talk on cell phone will driving under the influence.

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  • Tom

    Under the influence and talking on the cell. sounds like a real JERK!!

  • Devenio

    Tough break Dom however it would have been even worse had you had an accident and caused harm to the boys in the car.

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