LI father arrested for DWI with 2 kids in the car

Francisco Miguel and Sonia Diego

August 10, 2010 6:40:30 AM PDT
A Riverhead father was arrested for driving drunk with an 11-month-old boy and a 3-year-old girl in the car on the Long Island Expressway in Islip.

Police say 24-year-old Francisco Miguel was pulled over Sunday morning for driving erratically while eastbound, near Exit 57, at approximately 2:30 a.m.

Miguel was charged with felony driving while intoxicated under Leandra's Law for operating with his son and niece in the vehicle.

The infant's mom, 18-year-old Sonia Diego, was also in the car.

Both Miguel and Diego were charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

Miguel was held on $2,500 bail and remains in Suffolk County Jail. Both are due back in court on Aug. 13.

The children were released to a relative.