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Bellport Man Caught Driving Drunk with Kids, Ages 3 and 5, in Vehicle, Cops Say

Dayven Alonso, 33, was observed by a SCPD officer driving erratically, and after pulled over failed sobriety tests.

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SCPD have arrested Dayven Alonso of Bellport, 33, for DWI with two children in his car on Tuesday, September 5.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

Bellport, NY - September 7, 2017 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a man for driving while intoxicated with two children in his car in Bellport on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at approximately 7:35 p.m.
Dayven Alonso was driving a 2008 Jeep on Bell Street, near Bellport Lane, when he was observed by Fifth Precinct Patrol Officer Bryan Lawrence driving erratically at approximately 7:35 p.m. Officer Lawrence initiated a traffic stop and conducted sobriety tests, which Alonso failed. Alonso’s two children, ages three and five years old, were in the car.
Alonso, 33, of Bellport, was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15 Years Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law), and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The children were released to family members.
Alonso was arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on September 6.   
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