The Public Information Office reports the details of an Arrest for DWI-Leandra’s Law that occurred on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 2:40 p.m. in Valley Stream.
According to police, units responded to the rear parking lot of the Green Acres Mall for a suspicious person. Upon arrival, units discovered defendant Latifah Tucker, 28, of Connecticut, asleep behind the wheel of her running vehicle while the vehicle was in reverse. Officers woke the subject up and the vehicle rolled in reverse before coming to a stop. Upon investigation, the defendant had glassy, bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. She was taken into custody without incident. The defendant’s daughter, 7 months, was in the back seat at the time of the incident.
The defendant is charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Child under 15) under the Leandra Law and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. She will be arraigned on Saturday, August 14, 2020 in Mineola.
Details by: PIO 08/14/20/2120/8751