The Public Information Office reports the arrest of an East Meadow woman for a DWI – Leandra’s Law in West Hempstead at approximately 1:33am on Sunday September 6, 2020.
According to Police, at approximately 1:25am an Officer observed a black colored Dodge Ram pick-up truck without the headlights on, traveling eastbound on Hempstead Turnpike near Munson Avenue. The Officer conducted a Vehicle and Traffic Law stop and observed three individuals in the vehicle. The driver, defendant Cindy Calderon, 41, of 1636 Dale Avenue was operating the vehicle and a male, 52, was in the passenger seat and her 11-year-old daughter was in the rear seat. The Officer observed the defendant to have signs of intoxication and subsequent to the investigation defendant Cindy Calderon was arrested without incident at approximately 1:33am. The male passenger was transported to a local hospital for evaluation and the minor was released to the custody of family friends. No injuries were reported.
Defendant Cindy Calderon is charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger Less than 16 years (Leandra’s Law), Driving While Intoxicated and Endangering the Welfare of a Minor. She will be arraigned on Sunday, September 6, 2020 in Mineola.
Details by: Public Information Office 09/06/2020/0730/7990