Bronx man arrested for Leandra’s Law DWI following Thruway traffic stop

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TOWN OF ULSTER – A Bronx man has been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated while traveling with his 12-year-old child in the vehicle.

State Police said Jesus Lantigua Rodriguez, 39, was charged by State Police in Kingston with a felony of DWI for driving on the Thruway in the Town of Ulster late on the night of December 26. Troopers said his blood alcohol content was 0.19 percent; the legal limit is 0.08 percent.

Rodriguez was also charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated and issued appearance tickets returnable to town court.

The child and he were turned over to a sober third party.