East Northport Man Accused of DWI

An East Northport man was arrested Saturday night and charged with violating Leandra’s Law, driving while intoxicated with a child in the car, Suffolk County police said.

Ross Nonnenmacher was driving a 2016 Nissan Rogue southbound on Tompkins Street with his 5-year-old son in the vehicle when he was stopped by Second Precinct Patrol officers about 6:43 p.m.  Nonnenmacher was arrested and transported to the Second Precinct stationhouse.  The child was released to  a family member. The Nissan was impounded.

Police charged Nonnenmacher, 29, with Driving While Intoxicated (Prior Conviction – Felony), Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15-Years-Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law), Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 1st Degree,  and Operating a Motor Vehicle Without a Required Interlock Device.  Nonnenmacher will be arraigned Sunday at First District Court in Central Islip.

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