SELDEN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island father has been charged with DWI under Leandra’s Law after being pulled over by police in Suffolk County early Sunday morning.
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.READ MORE: COVID Impact: Jersey City Schools In-Person Learning Back On, But Some Parents Have Concerns About Phased-In Approach
Police said O’Connor was pulled over for failing to maintain his lane. O’Connor’s 5-year-old and 8-month-old daughters were in the vehicle with him.
Following an interview, police said it was determined that O’Connor was intoxicated and he was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child 15 years old or younger and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.READ MORE: Earth Day: Going Vertical In Newark, Innovative AeroFarms Grows More With Less
O’Connor was also issued three summonses for vehicle and traffic law violations, police said.
O’Connor was expected to be arraigned Sunday at First District Court in Central Islip.
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