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Long Island man charged with DWI with kid in car

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

A Hempstead man was arrested early Tuesday morning, accused of driving drunk with a child in his car.

Police say 24-year-old Oscar Reyes-Zavala was stopped while driving on Hewlett Street.

They say they found a 6-year-old girl riding in the backseat without a seat belt.

The child was not related to Reyes-Zavala and was released to her mother.

Reyes-Zavala was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Leandra's Law), Driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 1st Degree, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd Degree, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Driving the Wrong Way on a One Way Street, Rear Passenger Under 10 Not Wearing a Seat Belt, Failure To Signal and Unlicensed Operation.

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