DWI charges for woman driving child to school

Dana E. Arnold was arrested by Nassau County

Dana E. Arnold was arrested by Nassau County Police for DWI. (March 21, 2013) (Credit: NCPD )

A woman was arrested and charged with DWI after she drove a 9-year-old child to a Baldwin elementary school function, Nassau police said Friday.

Dana E. Arnold, 32, of 669 Lakeside Dr., Baldwin, was also charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child under 16 and with endangering the welfare of a child.

Arnold was arrested at the Meadow Elementary School on Jackson Street about 8 p.m. Thursday, police said, after others there observed her and notified authorities.


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She was arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Friday, and ordered held on $2,000 bond or $1,000 cash bail.

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