HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A Wyandanch woman has been charged with driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law after police said she crashed her car, injuring her two young children in the back seat.
Laquita Brooks, 39, kept her head down as she faced the judge Friday morning, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported. She pleaded not guilty at her arraignment for DWI charges and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
“I apologize,” she told reporters before her court appearance. “I love them.”