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03 July 2019
Florida man arrested for Leandra’s Law DWI following a traffic stop on the Thruway.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Douglas R. Keyer Jr.
Troop T Commander
Lancaster, NY – On July 1, 2019, at approximately 2:57 p.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-90 for a vehicle and traffic violation. The driver of the vehicle, Felix H. Lopez, 45, of Orlando, FL, was found to be intoxicated while traveling with an 11-year-old child in the vehicle. The child was turned over to a responsible party and Lopez was taken into custody, transported, and processed at SP Buffalo where his blood alcohol content was determined to be 0.12%.
Lopez was subsequently charged with Driving While Intoxicated with a Child in the Vehicle; a Class E Felony and Vehicle and Traffic Violations. He was arraigned before the Town of Lancaster Court and remanded to the Erie County Holding Center in lieu of $250 cash or $2,500 bond. A return court date of August 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. has been set.
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