Nassau County Police report the arrest of a Hempstead man for Driving While Intoxicated on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 10:35 P.M. in Plainview.
According to Police, a Highway Patrol Officer on routine patrol observed a vehicle travelling westbound in the vicinity of exit 46 without lights on. A car stop was conducted and an investigation revealed the driver, Carlos A. Sanchez, 28, of 232 Yale Street was unlicensed and under the influence of alcohol. The defendants two sons, ages 6 and 3, and his daughter, 1, were passengers in the car. His three year old son was not restrained in a child safety seat. Sanchez was placed under arrest without incident. No injuries were reported. The children were picked up from the scene by a family member.
Sanchez is charged with three counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Leandra’s Law), three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Driving While Intoxicated (BAC +.08), passenger under 10 without restraint, unlicensed operator and driving with insufficient lights. He will be arraigned on Monday, August 24, 2015 at First District Court in Hempstead.