For Immediate Release
Thursday, September 06, 2018
Incident: Man Arrested for DWI under Leandra’s Law
Location: Fifth Avenue at Brook Avenue intersection, Bay Shore
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:37 p.m.

Suffolk County Police last night arrested a man in Bay Shore for driving while intoxicated with his girlfriend’s six-year-old son in the vehicle.


Salvador Guevara-Lopez was operating a 2003 Nissan Altima southbound in the northbound lane of Fifth Avenue near the intersection of Brook Avenue in Bay Shore when he was pulled over by a Highway Enforcement Section officer at 9:37 p.m.


Guevara-Lopez, 47, of 1042 Joselson Avenue of Bay Shore was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15 Years or Younger (Leandra’s Law), and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The child was released into the custody of his mother. The car was impounded for evidence.


Guevara-Lopez is being held overnight at the Third Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned this morning at First District Court in Central Islip.


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

Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 18-513759
Suffolk County Police Department

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