Belmont Cracks Down on DWI's

Wellsville Daily

Felony and misdemeanor driving while intoxicated defendants sentenced to probation or to a conditional discharge will have to have a device installed on their vehicles. They will have to blow into a Breathalyzer ignition interlock device before they can drive their vehicles. If the person’s blood-alcohol content is above a certain level, the vehicle will be disabled. The probation department will supervise defendants placed on probation or given a conditional discharge.

Probation Director Robert Starks said the requirement for an interlocking device plan was a component of Leandra’s Law, The law was named for Leandra Rosado, 11, who was killed in a car crash.

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