For Immediate Release
Friday, December 01, 2017
Incident: Woman Arrested for Leandra’s Law Following Crash
Location: In front of 514 Lombard Street, North Babylon, New York
Date/Time: Thursday, November 30, 2017 at approximately 10:50

Suffolk County Police have arrested a woman for driving under the influence of alcohol with her child in her vehicle following a motor vehicle crash in North Babylon last night.


Desiree Dubois was driving a 1996 Nissan Maxima eastbound on Lombard Street at approximately 10:50 p.m. when she struck a parked vehicle, overturning the Maxima. Dubois’s 2-year-old son was in the vehicle, and he was not injured. He did not go to a hospital and was released to a family member. Dubois was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip for treatment of minor injuries.


Dubois, 27, of North Babylon was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15 Years Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law), Driving While Intoxicated, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. She is scheduled to be arraigned today at First District Court in Central Islip.


Detectives are asking anyone with information about this crash to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Authority: Timothy D. Sini, Commissioner 17-698468
Suffolk County Police Department

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