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Man charged with DWI with children in the car

Sunday, October 16, 2011
Reynaldo Jackson

Reynaldo Jackson (WABC Photo)

Police have arrested a Copiague man with driving while intoxicated with two children in the car.

Police say 46-year-old Reynaldo Jackson was driving on Deer Park Avenue in Babylon on Saturday afternoon when he rear-ended another vehicle at the intersection of Simon Street and Babylon.

When police arrived, they noticed Jackson was impaired and placed him under arrest.

Jackson's 12-year-old son and 2-year-old grandson, who were also in the car, where taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip as a precaution.

No one else treated

Jackson was charged with Driving While Intoxicated with a Child, a felony under Leandra's Law, as well as two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

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