12/16/14 10:06am
12/16/2014 10:06 AM

A Riverhead woman driving with three children in her vehicle was arrested under Leandra’s Law Monday night after a traffic stop downtown, New York State Police said.

Serina V. Jackson, 36, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after failing a field sobriety test, police said.  (more…)

01/19/14 9:43am
01/19/2014 9:43 AM

A Southold man was arrested for driving high with a child in the car in Flanders early Saturday, Southampton Town Police said.

Jacob Riehl, 23, was stopped by police on Flanders Road near Red Creek Road in Flanders shortly after 1 a.m. He was found to be high on marijuana at the time he was pulled over, police said.

He was charged with DWI Leandra’s law, endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful possession of marijuana, according to a press release.


01/07/14 9:46am
01/07/2014 9:46 AM

A New York City man whom police say was driving drunk with three young children in the car was arrested in Flanders on New Year’s Eve and charged with a felony under Leandra’s law, according to a Southampton police report.

An officer spotted a 2013 Tesla electric car driving outside its lane on Flanders Road near Pleasure Drive about 10:40 p.m., police said. The vehicle was pulled over and police determined the driver — 47-year-old Christian Robertson — was intoxicated, according to the report.

Three children, all under 10 years old, were inside the car at the time of Mr. Robertson’s traffic stop, police said. Mr. Robertson was taking the children home, police said.

Mr. Robertson was arrested and charged with aggravated DWI and endangering the welfare of a child. He was arraigned in Southampton Town Justice Court and released on $1,000 bail.