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SCPD: Dad Drove Drunk, Crashed w/Daughter in Car

SCPD: Dad Drove Drunk, Crashed w/Daughter in Car

Brentwood - (WALK) A Suffolk man faces felony charges for allegedly driving drunk and crashing his car while his four-year-old daughter was a passenger.

Jose Umanzor, 34, of Grouse Street, Brentwood, crashed his 2001 Honda Civic into an unoccupied, parked vehicle in a parking lot on Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood at about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, said Suffolk police.

Responding officers say Umanzor's daughter was in the car, but was unharmed.  She was released to relatives.

Jose Umanzor (photo) was also uninjured in the crash.  He was arrested and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child 15 years old or younger (Leandra's Law), a felony, and with endangering the welfare of a child.

Umanzor is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip Thursday, April 10.

Photo: SCPD


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