DWI Charges for Woman Accused of Driving Drunk with Five Children in Car
Following an "Albany County Stop DWI Enforcement’s Super Bowl Crackdown" over the weekend, a woman stands accused of driving drunk with five children in the car.Albany Police say officers stopped a female driver for a traffic violation at approximately 5:15am on Sunday, February 8, 2016 near Grand Street and Madison Avenue.
According to a written release police say officers suspected the driver was drunk and administered several field sobriety tests which she allegedly failed.
The driver, identified as 36-year-old Yudelka Almonte-Lecler, was taken into custody.
Five children, ranging in age between three and twelve, were reported to be in the car at the time.
Among the charges being faced by the driver are five counts of DWI under Leandra's Law and endangering the welfare of a child. Almonte-Lecler is also charged with one count of driving while intoxicated and given several traffic citations.
She was arraigned in the Albany City Criminal Court. Bail was set at $10,000.