For Immediate Release
Sunday, October 06, 2019
Incident: East Northport Man Arrested for DWI Under Leandra’s Law
Location: Tompkins Street, Near Dickinson Avenue, East Northport
Date/Time: Saturday, October 5, 2019 at approximately 6:43 p.

Suffolk County Police last night arrested an East Northport man for driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law with his 5-year-old son in the vehicle.


Ross Nonnenmacher was driving a 2016 Nissan Rogue southbound on Tompkins Street with his 5-year-old son in the vehicle when he was stopped by Second Precinct Patrol officers at approximately 6:43 p.m.  Nonnenmacher was arrested and transported to the Second Precinct.  The 5-year-old was released to the custody of a family member. The Nissan was impounded.


Second Squad detectives charged Nonnenmacher, 29, of  78 Tompkins St., with Driving While Intoxicated (Prior Conviction – Felony), Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15-Years-Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law), Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 1st Degree,  and Operating a Motor Vehicle Without a Required Interlock Device.  Nonnenmacher is being held overnight at the Second Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on October 6, 2019.



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Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 19-561811
Suffolk County Police Department

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