Police: Ja Mail Lewis drove drunk, high with kids in car
FREEPORT - A Freeport man was arraigned today after allegedly driving drunk and high on drugs with his children in the car.
Ja Mail Lewis, 37, now faces multiple counts of aggravated DWI after his arrest last night. According to court documents, one of his daughters called 911 from the car on the Long Island Expressway near Glen Cove Road, where a highway patrol officer eventually arrived.
The girl who made the call is 14. Her sister is 12.
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Lewis is being held on $40,000 bond. After pleading not guilty, he was ordered back in court on Monday and could face upgraded charges.