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Arraignment Set For L.I. Woman Accused Of Driving Drunk With Child In Car

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Lisa Terruso (credit: Suffolk County PD)

Lisa Terruso (credit: Suffolk County PD)

NEW YORK (CBS 2) – A Suffolk County woman was due in court Tuesday, accused of driving drunk with her nine year-old daughter in the car.

Lisa Terruso, 41, of Islip Terrace was arrested at 200 Wireless Blvd. in Happauge around 5 p.m. on Monday.

Police said she was driving her 2003 Chrysler Sebring when officers saw her “driving erratically.”

Her daughter was released into the custody of a family member.

Terruso was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child, a felony under Leandra’s Law, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

She was scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday at First District Court in Central Islip.

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