Weather Alert  

"Frost Advisory" ...Frost advisory remains in effect until 9 am EDT this morning... * the low to mid 30s. * Timing...until 9 am this morning. * Impacts...frost could harm sensitive outdoor vegetation. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A frost advisory means that frost is expected. Sensitive outdoor plants should be protected. -- Friday Oct.19 18,09:04 AM

Great Neck Man Arrested for DWI with 9 Year-Old Son in Vehicle, According to Police

NCPD: Jose Castillo, 33, was placed under arrest at the scene; the child was released to his mother.

Print Email

NCPD reports the arrest of Jose Castillo of Great Neck, 33, for Aggravated DWI (Leandra’s Law) that occurred in Manhasset on Sunday, 10/8.

Photo by: Nassau County Police Department

Manhasset, NY - October 9, 2017 - The Third Precinct reports the arrest of a Great Neck man for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Leandra’s Law) that occurred in Manhasset on Sunday, 10/08/17 at 10:46 P.M.
According to police officers, Jose Castillo, 33, was operating a 2001 Hyundai Elantra northbound on Plandome Rd./George St., while intoxicated, with his 9-year-old son in the car. The defendant was placed under arrest at the scene. The child was released to his mother.
No injuries were reported.
Castillo is being charged with Aggravated Driving Intox (Child 15), Endangering Welfare of Child, DWI, Driving Alcohol Impaired, Unlicensed Operator, and several other VTL violations. He will be arraigned on Monday, 10/09/17 in First District Court, Hempstead.
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.