Queensbury man arrested for Leandra’s Law in Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Troopers say a Queensbury man has been arrested for driving drunk with a 15-year-old in the car.

William Vanderminden, 50
William Vanderminden, 50

Police say 50-year-old William Vanderminden was arrested for felony Leandra’s Law after a report of a two car auto accident on I-87 in Saratoga Springs. Troopers say there was an odor of alcohol coming from Vanderminden’s breath and he was observed to have impaired coordination. Vanderminden took a sobriety test, blew a .15%, and was placed under arrest for DWI.

At the time of the incident there was a 15-year-old child in the vehicle. The accident investigation determined that Vanderminden was at fault for rear ending the vehicle ahead of him.  No injuries were reported by any occupants.

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