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Farmingdale mom faces Leandra’s Law charge, Nassau police say

Desiree Doliber, 50, of Farmingdale, was arrested in

Desiree Doliber, 50, of Farmingdale, was arrested in Bethpage on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra's Law and endangering the welfare of a child, Nassau County police said. Credit: NCPD

A woman with her 7-year-old daughter in the backseat was arrested Tuesday, accused of drunken driving in the parking lot of a Bethpage drugstore, police said.

A Nassau County officer stopped the Nissan Murano driven by Desiree Doliber, 50, of Farmingdale at 6 p.m. in the Walgreens lot at 4120 Hempstead Tpke., police said.

Doliber had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and a strong odor of alcohol on her breath police said.

She was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law and endangering the welfare of a child, police said. She was awaiting arraignment Wednesday in First District Court in Hempstead.

The child was released to a family member at the scene, police said.

Under Leandra’s Law, 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 is named for 11-year-old Leandra Rosado, who was killed in an October 2009 DWI crash in Manhattan.

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