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James O’Connor (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Long Island Dad With 2 Kids In Car Charged With DWI

According to police, 25-year-old James O’Connor was driving a 2012 Volkswagen Passat westbound on Middle Country Road in Selden when he was pulled over by police at around 3:30 a.m.

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Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Police Make Two DWI Arrests In Suffolk County

Police in Suffolk County arrested two people in separate DWI incidents Sunday morning.

08/31/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Cops: East Rockaway Woman Involved In Two Accidents, Charged Under Leandra’s Law

Police say a drunken driver crashed her car with a 6-year-old girl riding in it on Long Island, and officers soon realized the motorist had just gotten into another wreck nearby.

07/13/2014

Elba Ayala (credit: Suffolk Police)

L.I. Woman Accused Of Driving Drunk With 5 Children In Car

Elba Ayala, 43, is expected to be arraigned Monday in Central Islip.

07/07/2014

Juan Campos (credit: Suffolk County Police)

L.I. Man Accused Of Driving Drunk With Woman, 11-Year-Old Boy In Car

Police on Long Island alleged Sunday that a man was drunk when he was pulled over with a friend and her 11-year-old son in the car with him.

06/15/2014

Police: Woman Accused Of DWI After Driving With Kids On L.I., Hitting Pole

Police on Long Island arrested a woman on DWI charges Saturday, after she allegedly crashed into a telephone pole with three children in her car and took them along as she ran off.

05/11/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Huntington Station Man Accused Of Driving While Intoxicated With Kids In The Car

A Huntington Station man has been arrested for driving while intoxicated with two children in his vehicle.

04/27/2014

Jose Umanzor (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Long Island Man Accused Of Drunken Driving With 4-Year-Old In Car

Jose Umanzor was driving a 2001 Honda Civic in a parking lot, located at 801 Crooked Hill Rd. in Brentwood, when he tried to make a U-turn and backed into an unoccupied, parked vehicle, police said.

04/09/2014

LI Mom Charged With DWI For Striking Man, Young Boy In Selden

Nina Gebarowski, 38, of Selden, covered her face and apologized as she left the courthouse in Central Islip Friday. Gebarowski is accused of driving drunk with her 2-year-old daughter in the car when she hit a pedestrian in Selden who was walking with his 4-year-old son.

01/10/2014

Laquita Brooks (credit: Suffolk County PD)

Cops: LI Mom’s DWI Leaves Daughter, Son With Head Injuries

Laquita Brooks apparently lost control of her car Thursday night at 10:50 p.m. on Dix Hills Road. The car struck a sign and then a tree, Suffolk County police said.

12/27/2013

Lenny Rosado, father of Leandra Rosado, speaks at a news conference on Oct. 31, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Leandra’s Law Updates Target Tricks To Avoid Breath-Test Ignition Systems

Convicted drunken drivers are too often lying about not owning cars to avoid having to use breath-test ignition systems to drive, Nassau County’s district attorney says.

10/31/2013

Wanda Carter

Woman Caught Driving Drunk With Granddaughter On Long Island

A woman was arrested in Suffolk County early Saturday, after being caught driving while intoxicated with her 7-year-old granddaughter in the car.

06/22/2013

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L.I. Man Facing Slew Of Charges For Driving Drunk With Child In Car

Suffolk County Police said Jose E. Amaya, 29, of Patchogue was spotted driving erratically and crossing a double yellow line while traveling eastbound on Montauk Highway near Lenox Avenue in East Patchogue.

06/09/2013

Wilver Garcia-Lopez and Dorita DeGarcia. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Suffolk PD: Huntington Station Couple Arrested After DWI Crash With Three Kids

The couple crashed into a home after leaving a baby shower, police said.

05/01/2013

Demonstration of Ignition Interlock Device - File / Photo: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images

Bill Seeking To Close Loophole In Leandra’s Law Progresses In State Legislature

The New York state law requires convicted drunk drivers to blow into a device that measures the driver’s blood alcohol level before the car can be started.

04/20/2013

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