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California Man Arrested For DWI with 6-Year-Old and Other Passengers in Vehicle in Lake Success

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  27. June 2016

Lake Success, NY - June 27, 2016 - The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest of a California man for Driving While Intoxicated/Leandra’s Law that occurred on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 12:30 am in Lake Success.

According to Police, a Third Precinct Police Officer on routine patrol observed a 2011 black Nissan traveling southbound on Lakeville Road failing to maintain a lane, crossing over the yellow center marking.  The vehicle came to a stop impeding traffic, forcing automobiles to go around.  A Vehicle Traffic Stop was conducted. The officer observed the driver to have a strong odor of alcohol, glassy bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. Defendant Gurnam Singh, 43, of Stockton, California was placed under arrest without incident.  A six year old child was seated in the rear passenger seat. Parents of the child were also passengers in the automobile.

Defendant Singh is being charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Child under 15/Leandra’s Law), Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Failure to Stay in Lane and Minimum Speed Violated/Impeding Traffic.  He will be arraigned on Monday, June 27, 2016 at First District Court, Hempstead.

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