Selden, NY - April 21st, 2015 - Suffolk County Police arrested a Nesconset woman for driving while intoxicated with a 4-year-old female child in the vehicle last evening.
Jeannie Muller, 34, was driving a 2014 Jeep on Route 25 and, at the intersection of Boyle Road her vehicle struck two other moving vehicles at 9:54 p.m. An investigation by police at the scene revealed that Muller was under the influence of alcohol and she was arrested and charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15 Years Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
Muller and the child were transported via Selden Fire Department Rescue to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of injuries. The driver of one of the two other vehicles was also transported to Stony Brook University Hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The child was released to a family member.
The Jeep was impounded for evidence. Muller is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip at a later time.
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