Man Arrested for DWI with Six-Year-Old Daughter in Car

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Suffolk County Police arrested a man for driving while intoxicated with his daughter in the car after he caused a three-car crash FridayWilm evening in Huntington.

Kyle Wilm was driving a 2005 Dodge Pickup on East Main Street when he hit the rear of a 2007 Ford SUV at 5:05 p.m. The SUV then hit into a 1999 Toyota. Second Precinct Police Officer Nicholas Guerrero responded and observed Wilm was under the influence of alcohol and arrested him. Wilm’s 6-year-old daughter was in a booster seat in the backseat of the vehicle.

There were no injuries in the crash. Wilm’s vehicle was impounded for a safety check. Child Protective Services will be notified and the child was released to her mother.

Wilm, from Huntington, was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Passenger 15 Years Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law), Driving While Intoxicated and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. He is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on May 25.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


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