Huntington Woman Arrested for DWI Under Leandra’s Law

Suffolk County Police today arrested a Huntington woman after she was found to be driving while intoxicated with two children in her vehicle this evening.

Suffolk County Police received a 911 call at approximately 7:35 p.m. on Tuesday stating Jennifer Lumme was driving intoxicated with two children in a 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe in the Huntington Station area. Second Precinct officers located the vehicle a short time later on New York Avenue, near Olive Street, and initiated a traffic stop at 7:45 p.m. where officers observed a 12-year-old girl and a 9-year-old boy in the vehicle. She was placed under arrest at 8:23 p.m. July 28, 2020.

The children were unharmed and released into the custody of family at the scene. The vehicle was impounded.

Lumme, 45, of 234 Woodbury Road, was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15-Years-Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law), one count of DWI, and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Lumme is being held overnight at the Fourth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on July 29, 2020.

 

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

 

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