Hauppauge, NY - January 22nd, 2015 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a woman for driving while intoxicated after she crashed her vehicle into a house in Hauppauge with her daughter in the vehicle.
Arlene Lamb-Palermo crashed into a house with her SUV and her 15-year-old daughter in the vehicle at approximately 7:15 p.m. Her daughter suffered a minor injury and was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore. No one inside the residence was injured.
Lamb-Palermo, 48, of Hauppauge was charged with Aggravated DWI with a Child 15 Years Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law), Driving While Intoxicated, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
Lamb-Palermo will be held overnight at the Fourth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on January 22.
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