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Authorities: Woman Arrested for DWI Under Leandra's Law After Flipping Motor Vehicle in Brentwood

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  20. March 2017

Brentwood , NY - March 20, 2017 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a Bay Shore woman for driving while intoxicated with two children in the vehicle after she was involved in a motor vehicle crash in Brentwood on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at approximately 6:05 p.m.
 
Alba Alonso was driving a 2000 Toyota 4Runner east on Candlewood Road when she apparently lost control of the vehicle and struck a curb causing the vehicle to overturn at approximately 6:05 p.m.
    
Alfonso and the two children, ages 3 and 1, were transported to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore for minor injuries.
 
Third Squad detectives arrested and charged Alonso, 26, of Bay Shore, with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15 Years or Younger (Leandra’s Law), Driving While Intoxicated and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.  Alonso will be held overnight at the Fourth Precinct and will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on March 20.
 
The vehicle was impounded for a safety check.  The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information on this motor vehicle crash is asked to contact detectives in the Third Squad at 631- 854-8352
 
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