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East Hampton Man Arrested for Driving Drunk with 6 Year Old in Bridgehampton

Troopers arrest East Hampton man for Leandra's Law DWI in Bridgehampton.

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Bridgehampton, NY - October 27th, 2014 - On 10/25/14 at about 11:35 PM, Riverside Troopers stopped a Honda Civic for an unsafe lane change on the eastbound side of Montauk Highway, east of Ocean Road.  While interviewing the operator, Flavio Pena-Vallejo, age 42, of Maidstone Avenue in East Hampton, troopers noticed signs of intoxication.  Mr. Pena-Vallejo failed sobriety tests and was subsequently arrested for DWI.  Traveling with Mr. Pena-Vallejo in the vehicle was his 6 year-old child.

The defendant was charged with Aggravated DWI (Leandra’s Law, E Felony), Endangering the Welfare of a Child(A Misd.), and several traffic violations.  The defendant was held overnight at the Suffolk County Jail in Riverhead pending Sunday morning arraignment in Southampton Town Court.  His child was released to a family member.