Cops: Oceanside Woman, Eileen Danon, 43, Fled Scene of Auto Accident; DWI with Three Children in Vehicle
July 25, 2015
LONG ISLAND, NY – The Nassau County Police Department has arrested an Oceanside woman for allegedly Driving While Intoxicated in violation of Leandra’s Law and fleeing the scene of an auto accident on Friday, July 24, 2015 at 8:00 P.M. in Oceanside.
According to police, a Fourth Precinct patrol officer was assigned to assist Long Beach Police with a leaving the scene auto accident that occurred at West Park Avenue and Indiana Avenue. The officer, canvassing for the vehicle that left the scene, located the vehicle and observed it pull into a driveway on Links Drive West in Oceanside. The driver of the vehicle, Eileen Danon, 43, exited her vehicle. The officer determined she was under the influence of alcohol and placed her under arrest without incident. At the time of the incident the defendant had three children in the car, ages 6, 9 and 11. The children were left at the scene with a neighbor. No injuries were reported.
Eileen Danon, 43, of Oceanside was charged with three counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated in violation of Leandra’s Law, three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Driving While Intoxicated and Leaving the Scene of an Accident Without a Report.
Danon is charged with three counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated in violation of Leandra’s Law, three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Driving While Intoxicated and Leaving the Scene of an Accident Without a Report. She is scheduled to be arraigned on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at First District Court in Hempstead.
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