Police: Woman charged with felony DWI under Leandra's Law
NEW LEBANON, N.Y. – After being stopped by State Police on Route 20 for
an equipment violation Sunday, troopers arrested 42-year-old Rebecca Jean
Barton when she failed standardized field sobriety tests with two passengers
under the age of 16 in the vehicle.
As a violation of Leandra's Law, the New Lebanon woman was charged with
two felony counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated - Child in Vehicle,
as well as several other vehicle and traffic law offenses.
Barton will appear in the New Lebanon Town Court at 4:00 p.m. on July 18.