Old Westbury, NY - August 28, 2016 - The Highway Patrol Bureau reports the arrest of a Hampton Bays woman for driving while intoxicated (Leandra’s Law) in Old Westbury on Saturday, 08/27/16 at 8:38 P.M.
According to police, Jillian Bellows, 36, of Hampton Bays, while operating a 2016 Toyota Scion eastbound on the Long Island Expressway at exit 39, was observed by police swerving and failing to maintain her lane of travel. A traffic stop was performed and the officers determined the defendant to be intoxicated, with her 4-year-old daughter buckled in a rear car seat.
No injuries were reported.
Bellows is being charged with Aggravated Driving Intox (Child 15), Aggravated Driving While Intox, DWI, DWI (BAC+.08), Endangering Welfare of Child, Fail to Stay in Single Lane, Driving Across Roadway Marking, Use Portable Electronic Device, and Driving in Excess of 55 MPH. She will be arraigned on Sunday, 08/28/16 in First District Court, Hempstead. The child was released to a family member.