Cops: Mom, boyfriend found asleep in car with son

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A Huntington Station couple was arrested Sunday morning after Suffolk County police found them sleeping and under the influence of drugs in a car with the woman's 4-year-old boy in the backseat, police said.

Bradley Pearl and his girlfriend, Elizabeth Schoppmann, were found sleeping in a parked 2011 Hyundai Elantra at the King Kullen Supermarket on West Jericho Turnpike at 9:09 a.m. The car was running and Schoppmann's son was in the backseat.

Pearl, 26, of 4 Shelly Court, Plainview, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child 15 years old or younger, a felony under Leandra's Law; seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance endangering the welfare of a child.

Schoppmann, 34, also of 4 Shelly Court, was also charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and endangering the welfare of a child.

Pearl was being held overnight at the Second Precinct and Schoppmann at the Fourth Precinct.

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Police said the couple will be arraigned Monday at First District Court in Central Islip.

The child is in the care of a neighbor, and Nassau County Child Protective Services was notified.

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