Broome County woman arrested under Leandra's law after crashing car into tree
Fri, 22 Feb 2013 22:52:15 GMT —
The Cortland County Sheriffâ??s Office has arrested a Whitney Point woman for DWI, endangering the welfare of a child and several other charges after she crashed her car into a tree in the Town of Virgil on February 15.
Deputies say 49-year-old Michele C. Christopher was driving on Clute Road in the Town of Virgil when she drove off the road and eventually crashed into a tree.
Deputies found Christopher at a nearby house. Christopher had her 8-year-old child in the car at the time of the accident, according to deputies.
Christopher was charged with DWI, Leandraâ??s Law, for DWI with a child in the vehicle, failure to keep right, failure to submit to a breath screening device, endangering the welfare of a child and resisting arrest.
There were no injuries in the accident.
The child was turned over to family members. Christopher was arraigned and released on an appearance ticket.