Police: Amityville man drove drunk with 8-year-old in car

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An Amityville man is accused of driving drunk with an 8-year-old girl in the car in Hewlett Monday.

Police say Jose Pleitez, 41, was stopped around 6 p.m. on Peninsula Boulevard.

They say Pleitez was straying out of his lane and showed signs of intoxication. Police say there was an 8-year-old child in the car.

He's charged with aggravated DWI under Leandra's Law. The child was released to her mother, who was also in the car.

 

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