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Suffolk County Police arrested a Coram woman on April 2 for allegedly driving while under the influence of drugs following a motor vehicle crash with her nephew and niece in the vehicle.

Leigh Dellolio was driving a 2006 Nissan eastbound on Pine Road, near Corpine Lane, when the vehicle struck a fire hydrant at 10:56 a.m. Police determined Dellolio was under the influence of drugs at the time of the crash. No one was injured, and the children, a 6-year-old boy and 3-year-old girl, were released to a family member.

Dellolio, 47, was charged with alleged Aggravated Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs with a Child Passenger 15 Years Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law), and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

The Nissan was impounded. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.

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Suffolk County Police arrested a man on Dec. 25 for Leandra’s Law for allegedly driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle crash in Yaphank with a 5-year-old child in the vehicle.

Highway Patrol officers responded to a motor vehicle crash during which a 2019 Toyota Sienna crashed into the center median on the eastbound Long Island Expressway, east of Exit 66, at approximately 8 p.m.

It was determined that the driver of the Toyota, Daniel Kissoon, was allegedly intoxicated. Kissoon’s 5-year-old son was a passenger in the vehicle. The child was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for evaluation. Kissoon was not injured.

Kissoon, 34, of Mastic Beach, was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15 Years Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

The Toyota was impounded for a safety check. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.

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Suffolk County Police arrested a woman on Aug. 23 for Leandra’s Law for allegedly driving while intoxicated in Shirley with four children who were ages 13 to less than one year old in the vehicle.

Martha Acostamaldonado was driving a 2013 Honda Pilot on William Floyd Parkway, when she was pulled over for a traffic violation near Roeneck Court, at 8:36 p.m. Following a sobriety test, The Safe-T Team determined that the driver was allegedly intoxicated and arrested her. Acostamaldonado, 36, of Center Moriches, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15 Years Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law), and four counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

The children were released to the custody of a family member and the vehicle was impounded.

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Suffolk County Police arrested a man for Leandra’s Law on Aug. 18 for allegedly driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle crash in Hauppauge with his four-year-old and six-year-old sons in the vehicle.

Peters Aiyeybomwan was driving a 2016 Nissan Pathfinder on Express Drive North, when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed it into the left guardrail, overturning the Pathfinder, at approximately 9 p.m. The Safe-T Team responded and arrested the driver.

Aiyeybomwan, 43, of Bay Shore, was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15 Years Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law), two counts of Driving While Intoxicated, and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

The two children were transported to South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore for treatment of minor injuries and released to a family member.

 

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Suffolk County Police arrested a Holbrook woman on Feb. 1 for Leandra’s Law for allegedly driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle crash with her 10-year-old son in the vehicle.

Veliza Lugo was driving a 2022 Chevrolet SUV southbound on Hawkins Avenue, just north of Smith Street, in Lake Ronkonkoma when she struck two other vehicles at 5:46 p.m. It was determined Lugo was allegedly intoxicated at the time of the crash. There were no injuries reported in the crash and the child was released into the custody of family.

Lugo, 42, was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15 Years Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law), Driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The Chevrolet was impounded. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452.

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Suffolk County Police arrested an East Setauket woman on Jan. 22 for Leandra’s Law for allegedly driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle crash with two 14-year-old girls in her vehicle.

Alison Drain was driving a 2018 BMW X5 northbound on Old Town Road in East Setauket with her daughter and her daughter’s friend in the vehicle, when she attempted to turn left on to Sheep Pasture Road and crashed into a southbound 2004 Lexus RX330 at approximately 5:25 p.m.

When Sixth Precinct officers arrived at the scene, they determined Drain was allegedly intoxicated and arrested her. The two 14-year-old girls were treated for minor injuries at Huntington Hospital at their request. A passenger in the Lexus was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Drain, 52, was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15 Years Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law), Felony Driving While Intoxicated and 2 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The BMW was impounded for evidence.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.

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Suffolk County Police arrested an East Northport man on Jan. 21 for Leandra’s Law for allegedly driving while
intoxicated following a motor vehicle crash with his 11-month-old daughter in the vehicle.

Second Precinct police officers responded to a motor vehicle crash during which a 2021 Hyundai stuck
the rear of a 2020 Mazda on Elwood Road, at the intersection of Pulaski Road, at 6:40 p.m.

It was determined that the driver of the Hyundai, Matthew Gibney, was allegedly intoxicated. Gibney’s 11-month-old daughter was a passenger in the vehicle. The baby was transported by the Northport Fire Department to Huntington Hospital for evaluation. Gibney and the driver of the Mazda were not injured.

Gibney, 33, was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15 Years Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The Hyundai was impounded for a safety check. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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Suffolk County Police arrested a woman on July 19 for Leandra’s Law for driving while impaired by drugs following a car crash in Commack.

Kristine Mazza was driving a 2005 Hyundai southbound on Harned Road, near Cutchogue Lane, when she rear-ended another vehicle at approximately 9:50 a.m.

When officers arrived, they determined that Mazza was under the influence of drugs. Her 4-year-old daughter was unharmed in the backseat of the vehicle.

Mazza, 33, of Smithtown, was transported to St. Catherine of Sienna Medical Center in Smithtown, and later transported to the Fourth Precinct where she was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15 Years Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law), Driving While Under the Influence of Drugs, Criminal Content 2nd Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Her daughter was released to a family member.

Mazza will be held overnight at the Fourth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip at a later date.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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Suffolk County Police last night arrested a man for Leandra’s Law for driving while allegedly intoxicated with his three children in the vehicle following a crash in Commack.

Ryan McDonald was driving a 2019 Nissan Pathfinder northbound on Townline Road, just south of Old Northport Road, when the vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a large boulder at approximately 7:10 p.m. McDonald’s three children, a 6-month-old boy, a 3-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl, were in the backseat of the Pathfinder. Fourth Precinct police officers responded to the scene and determined McDonald was intoxicated.

McDonald and the children were transported to a local hospital. McDonald was treated for minor injuries. The children were not injured and were released to the custody of their mother at the hospital.

Fourth Squad detectives charged McDonald, 33, of Commack, with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15 Years Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law), Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, and three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. He is being held overnight at the Fourth Precinct and was scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip Aug. 19.

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Suffolk County police arrested a Coram woman for Leandra’s Law after she was allegedly involved in a single-vehicle crash May 28 that injured her three children.

Tyleen Smith was driving a 2004 Saturn Vue northbound on West Yaphank Road when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree in front of 99 West Yaphank Road at 6:07 a.m. Smith had four passengers in the vehicle, including the three children.

Smith’s 11-year-old twins, a boy and girl, were transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of broken bones. Smith and her 8-year-old son were also treated at Stony Brook University Hospital for minor injuries. Front seat passenger Talisha Thomas, 43, of Bellport, was transported to Long Island Medical Center in East Patchogue for treatment of minor injuries.

Smith, 36, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child passenger 15 years old or younger (Leandra’s Law) and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child. She will be held overnight at the 4th Precinct and will be arraigned at 1st District Court in Central Islip May 29.

Suffolk County Child Protective Services was notified.

Attorney information was not immediately available.