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Farmingville dad drove drunk with son, 3, in car, police say

Arash Haghani, 38, of Farmingville, was arrested on

Arash Haghani, 38, of Farmingville, was arrested on Monday, charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra's Law, Suffolk police said. Photo Credit: SCPD

A Farmingville man who was driving drunk with his 3-year-old son in the car was arrested Monday and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law, Suffolk police said.

Arash Haghani, 38, was pulled over on Portion Road in Farmingville after a Sixth Precinct officer said Haghani, who was traveling west, failed to stay in lanes and struck the roadside curb at about 12:25 a.m., according to police.

The boy was released to his mother, police said. No one was injured.

Haghani was scheduled to be arraigned Monday in First District Court in Central Islip with one count of aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child passenger 15 years old or younger, known as Leandra’s Law, and endangering the welfare of a child.

No online information was available on his bail status Monday evening.

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