The Nassau County Police Highway Patrol Bureau report the arrest of a Washington Heights woman for Driving While Intoxicate (Leandra Law) that occurred on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 3:09 a.m. in North Hills.
According to police, a Highway Officer responded to a call for a 2016 Jeep Liberty driving erratically westbound on the Long Island Expressway. The officer observed the vehicle travelling westbound at exit 36 and conducted a vehicle and traffic stop. During the investigation it was determined that the driver, Stephanie Quezada, 32 of 619 W. 176th Street was intoxicated and she was placed under arrest. At the time of the car stop there was a 9 year old female rear passenger, along with her mother in the vehicle. The child and mother were released to a family friend.Quezada is charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Child under 15), Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Driving While Intoxicated, Driving Alcohol Impaired, and multiple Vehicle and Traffic violations.
She will be arraigned on Sunday, August 07, 2016 at first district court in Hempstead.