The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest a Hempstead woman for Driving While Intoxicated (Leandra’s Law) that occurred on Monday, October 5, 2020 at 12:15 am in Hempstead.
According to Police, Nilsa M. Santos Romero, 30, of 55 Martin Luther King Drive, was operating a 2011 Honda and was observed by police traveling on Centre Street where she was found to be driving in an intoxicated condition.
A subsequent investigation was conducted and Romero was placed under arrest without incident. The defendant’s 8 year old son and 5 year old daughter were passengers in her vehicle. The children were released into the custody of a family member.
Defendant Foster is charged with Driving While Intoxicated, two (2) counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Child under 16) under the Leandra Law, two (2) counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and multiple traffic infractions. She will be arraigned on Monday, October 5, 2020 in Mineola.
Details by: PIO 10/05/20/1000/8834