Police Arrest LI Man For DWI With Kids In Car
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Suffolk County police arrested a Long Island man on Saturday afternoon for driving while intoxicated with two children in the car.
Police said 46-year-old Reynaldo Jackson was driving southbound on Deer Park Avenue in Babylon when he rear-ended a car at the Simon Street intersection at 3:55 p.m.
Police found that Jackson’s ability to drive “was impaired by drugs” and arrested him, according to the police report.
Jackson also had his 12-year-old son and 2-year-old grandson in the car. Officials transported the children to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip to be checked out.
Police charged Jackson with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child, which is a felony under Leandra’s Law, driving while ability impaired by drugs and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
Jackson is scheduled to be arraigned on Sunday.