Port Washington Man Busted for DWI with Daughter in Vehicle, Cops Say


NCPD: Miguel Orellana, 29, was arrested in violation of Leandra's Law.

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NCPD reports the arrest of Miguel Orellana of Port Washington, 29, for DWI.

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Port Washington, NY - October 22, 2018 - The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest of a Port Washington man for Driving While Intoxicated/Leandra’s Law that occurred on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 8:30 p.m. in Port Washington.
According to Police, a Third Precinct Officer observed Miguel Orellana, 29, fail to obey a traffic control device, a stop sign, while operating a 2005 Toyota Corolla on Manorhaven Boulevard and Cottonwood Road. The operator had his 14 year old daughter in the back seat of the car at the time.
Upon stopping the vehicle, the officer smelled a strong odor of alcohol on the subject’s breath and observed that he had glassy bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. The subject was placed under arrest without incident. The minor was released to a relative at the scene.
Miguel Orellana is charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Child under 15) under the Leandra Law, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Vehicle 3rd Degree and multiple Vehicle and Traffic Law violations.  He will be arraigned on Monday, October 22, 2018 in First District Court, Hempstead.    
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