The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest of a Melville woman for DWI- Leandra’s Law that occurred on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 6:41 p.m. in Merrick.
According to Police, officers responded to the vicinity of Merrick Road and Clubhouse Road for an unresponsive female in the driver’s seat of her 2016 Nissan Altima. As officer’s began their investigation, the defendant, Stephanie Quinones, 29, of 403 Court Drive North, was observed having slurred speech, glassy bloodshot eyes and a strong odor of alcohol on her breath. The defendant’s 23 month old female child was in the car at the time. The defendant was taken into custody. The child was released to a family member.
Defendant Stephanie Quinones is charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Child Under 16- Leandra’s Law), Driving While Intoxicated, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance. She will be arraigned when medically practical.
Details by: Public Information Office 09/04/19/0845/8812