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Woman’s driver’s license had been suspended 49 times, police say

Lashae Hammond, 28, of North Babylon was charged

Lashae Hammond, 28, of North Babylon was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle on Wednesday, police said. Photo Credit: SCPD

A North Babylon woman whose driver’s license has been suspended 49 times was arrested Wednesday after an officer stopped her for speeding, Suffolk County police said.

Lashae Hammond, 28, was driving a Hyundai Sonata on Prairie Drive in North Babylon when a highway patrol officer pulled her over about 12:30 p.m., police said.

Officer Philip Buzzanca then discovered her license had been suspended 49 times on 11 different dates, police said.

Hammond was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. She was released on bail and scheduled to be arraigned at a later date, police said.

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