The Nassau County Police report the arrest of a Syosset woman for Driving While Intoxicated (Leandra’s Law) on July 14, 2015 at 10:40 pm in Westbury.
According to officers, a witness observed a 2000 Acura in the vicinity of 1085 Old Country Road being operated in an erratic manner. Third Precinct officers responded and located the defendant in front of The Dollar Store, 1057 Old Country Road. The defendant, Laura Cachell, 32, of 108 Colony Lane was found to be in an intoxicated condition and was placed under arrest. Subsequent to her arrest, officers recovered several pills including Oxycodone and Carisoprodol from her bag. At the time of her arrest, the defendant’s 9 year old and 8 year old daughters were in the vehicle. The defendant’s children were released to their grandfather at scene.
Cachell is charged with two (2) counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Leandra’s Law), three (3) counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, two (2) counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Driving While Ability Impaired/ Combined Influence (Alcohol and Drugs), Driving While Ability Impaired (Drugs), Driving while Intoxicated and Driving While Ability Impaired. She will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on Thursday, July 16, 2015.