Plainview, NY - August 24, 2015 - Nassau County Police report the arrest of a Hempstead man for Driving While Intoxicated on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 10:35 P.M. in Plainview.
According to Police, a Highway Patrol Officer on routine patrol observed a vehicle travelling westbound in the vicinity of exit 46 without lights on. A car stop was conducted and an investigation revealed the driver, Carlos A. Sanchez, 28, of Hempstead was unlicensed and under the influence of alcohol. The defendants two sons, ages 6 and 3, and his daughter, 1, were passengers in the car. His three year old son was not restrained in a child safety seat. Sanchez was placed under arrest without incident. No injuries were reported. The children were picked up from the scene by a family member.
Sanchez is charged with three counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Leandra’s Law), three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Driving While Intoxicated (BAC +.08), passenger under 10 without restraint, unlicensed operator and driving with insufficient lights. He will be arraigned on Monday, August 24, 2015 at First District Court in Hempstead.