OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island mother was arrested after allegedly driving drunk with her 4-year-old daughter in the backseat, police said.
Police say Jillian Bellows, 36, of Hampton Bays, was swerving and driving erratically on the Long Island Expressway at Exit 39 in Old Westbury when she was pulled over at around 8:40 p.m. Saturday night.READ MORE: 2nd Former Aide Accuses Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Sexual Harassment, Governor Requests Independent Review
Once pulled over, police found Bellow’s 4-year-old daughter buckled in the back seat of the 2016 Toyota Scion, authorities said.
Police officers determined Bellows was intoxicated after pulling her over, authorities said.READ MORE: NYPD: Good Samaritan Killed, 3 Hurt In Stabbing Linked To Illegal Brooklyn Gambling Den
No injuries were reported.
Bellows is facing several charges, including endangering the welfare of a child, use of a portable electronic device and driving in excess of 55 mph.MORE NEWS: Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Exposed To Positive COVID-19 Case, Will Quarantine
She is scheduled to be arraigned in Hempstead on Sunday.