The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest of a Freeport woman for DWI – Leandra’s Law on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 3:04 pm in Freeport.
According to Police, Bernadette, 40, of 273 South Ocean Avenue was operating a 2019 Kia SUV and struck a parked vehicle in front of 87 North Ocean Avenue. The defendant struck a 2004 Ford Pickup Truck with one male occupant, 56. Officers responded to the accident. No injuries were reported.
A subsequent investigation was conducted and Beria was placed under arrest without incident. Descendants 11 year old daughter was in the vehicle. The child was released into the custody of a family member.
Defendant Beria is charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Child under 16) under the Leandra Law, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. She will be arraigned on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 in First District Court,Hempstead.
Details by:PIO 12/17/19/0200/8834