A Ridge man violated Leandra's Law on Tuesday, when he was driving high on drugs in Shirley with his girlfriend's 9-month-old child as a passenger, Suffolk County police said.

Wilfredo Figueroa, 21, was driving a 2001 Ford Focus south on Puritan Drive in Shirley at about 7:40 p.m. with his girlfriend's child and two other passengers, police said.

Figueroa drove through a stop sign at the intersection of Moriches Middle Island Road, narrowly avoiding striking an unmarked patrol vehicle, police said.

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Seventh Squad detectives investigated and found that Figueroa, of Valley Forge Court, was under the influence of drugs, according to a news release.

He was arrested on charges of aggravated driving while impaired by drugs with a child passenger 15 years old or younger (Leandra's Law), endangering the welfare of a child, criminal possession of marijuana and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Figueroa is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Central Islip.

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Under Leandra's Law, passed in 2009, drivers who are intoxicated or impaired by drugs with a child 15 or younger in the vehicle can be charged with a felony.

The law was passed after the death of Leandra Rosado, 11, who was killed Oct. 11, 2009, in a DWI accident after the minivan in which she was a passenger crashed on the West Side Highway in Manhattan.