Cops: New Hyde Park Man Charged with Leandra’s Law DWI; Had 1 Year Old and 3 Year Old Children in Vehicle
August 8, 2015
LONG ISLAND, NY – Nassau County Police have arrested a New Hyde Park man for Driving While Intoxicated in violation of Leandra’s Law on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 10:35 pm in Old Westbury.
According to officers, Geo Jossy, 31, of New Hyde Park, while driving northbound on Glen Cove Road, was stopped for suspicion of DWI. After interviewing Jossy it was determined that he was in fact intoxicated and was placed under arrest without incident.
Geo Jossy, 31, of New Hyde Park, was charged with two counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Intoxicated (BAC in excess of .08) and four other Vehicle & Traffic Law violations.
In the vehicle at the time of the incident were his 1 year old and 3 year old children.
They were released to their mother who was also a passenger in the car.
Jossy is charged with two counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Intoxicated (BAC in excess of .08) and four other Vehicle & Traffic Law violations. He was scheduled to be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead today, August 8, 2015.
The fact that a defendant has been charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty. Defendants are entitled to a fair trial with the burden on the prosecution to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
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