The Hempstead Police Department reports the arrest of a Hempstead man for DWI-Leandra’s Law on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 9:25 P.M. in Hempstead.
According to Hempstead Police, Jose Perez, 48, of 600 Fulton Ave, was driving a 2002 Honda Sedan and was observed by officers making an improper turn near the intersection of Jackson Street and Washington Street. Officers activated their emergency lights and conducted a Vehicle and Traffic Law Stop. A subsequent investigation was conducted and defendant Jose Perez was placed under arrest without incident. The vehicle’s passengers included two minor children, ages 1 and 2 years old. The children were released into the custody of their mothers.
Defendant Jose Perez is charged with Driving While Intoxicated, two counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Child under 16) under the Leandra Law, two counts of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Vehicle, two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and multiple Traffic Infractions. He will be arraigned on Friday, July 26, 2019 at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
Details by: PIO 07/26/19/0600/9962