The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest of an Oceanside man for Driving While Intoxicated/Leandra’s Law that occurred on Monday, July 09, 2018 at 1:30 a.m. in Oceanside.
According to police, Kenneth Kakareko, 50, of 3208 Ocean Harbor Dr., was observed operating a 2006 Mercury Mountaineer on Lawson Blvd. After conducting a car stop, it was discovered that the defendant had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath, glassy eyes and slurred speech. The defendant was placed under arrest without incident. Kakareko had his 2 sons, both 11 years of age, in the car with him.
Further investigation revealed that earlier in the day, the defendant got into a verbal argument with his wife and smashed her cell phone.
Kenneth Kakareko is charged with two (2) counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Child Under 15-Leandra’s Law), two (2) counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Driving While Intoxicated, Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation and various VTL infractions. He will be arraigned on Monday, July 9, 2018 at First District Court in Hempstead.
Details by: Public Information Office 07/09/18/0555/8751