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Suffolk County Man Arraigned For DWI With Child

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Christopher Weiss, Charged With DWI with Child

Police arrested 29-year-old Christopher Weiss and charged him with aggravated driving while intoxicated. Weiss faces arraignment on Saturday in Central Islip. (Credit: Suffolk County police)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A Suffolk County man will be arraigned on Saturday after police arrested and charged him with aggravated DWI with a child.

LISTEN: WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reports on the DWI arrest

Police said they stopped 29-year-old Christopher Weiss, of Nesconset, at 12:35 p.m. on Friday after receiving a call about a car driving without one of its front tires.

When police found the 2002 black Ford Focus hatchback traveling eastbound on Route 25 in Huntington, they determined Weiss was intoxicated and also discovered Weiss’s 2-year-old son in the back seat, according to the police.

Weiss’s charge of DWI with a child counts as a felony under Leandra’s Law. He also faces one charge of endangering the welfare of a child.

The unharmed boy was released to a family member.

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