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LI man arrested for DWI under Leandra's Law

Monday, February 21, 2011

A Huntington, Long Island, man was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated with his 21-month-old daughter in the car Sunday night.

Police say Milton Vasquez was driving a 1998 Nissan Altima eastbound on Pulaski Road in Huntington Station at approximately 11:05 p.m. when he was pulled over for driving erratically. Upon interviewing Vasquez, the officer determined he was intoxicated and placed him under arrest. Vasquez's daughter, who was a passenger in the vehicle at that time, was unharmed.

Vasquez, 27, is charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child, a felony under Leandra's Law, as well as endangering the welfare of a child.

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