19-Year-Old Babysitter Arrested for DWI After Driving with Four Children in Car

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  01. July 2016

Mount Sinai, NY - July 1, 2016 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a 19-year-old babysitter after a Good Samaritan called police to report the woman was intoxicated with four children in her car.

A Good Samaritan called police at approximately 2 p.m. after she observed an intoxicated woman unable to locate her vehicle in the parking lot of Cedar Beach located on Harbor Beach Road in Mount Sinai. The woman, Sabrina Macri, had four boys, ages ranging from 4 to 11-years-old, in her care.  Once she located her vehicle, a black 2015 Honda Civic, Macri attempted to drive away. The Good Samaritan used her own vehicle to block in the Honda until police arrived.

Macri, 19, of Sound Beach, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated; With a Child Passenger 15 Years Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law), Four Counts Endangering the Welfare of a Child and 2 Counts Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree.

Macri will be held overnight at the Fourth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on July 1.

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