Woman arrested for DWI twice the legal limit and Leandra’s Law
On February 23, 2019 at 6:30 PM, Troopers arrested Nancy Jimerson, 34 of Irving, NY for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated Leandra’s Law (E Felony), Use of a vehicle without Interlock Device (A Misd), Endangering the Welfare of a Child and No Child Safety Restraint (VTL). On February 23, 2019, Troopers responded to a 911 call of a disabled vehicle on the I-190 north of exit 23 in the city of Niagara Falls. Troopers located the 2014 Buick on the shoulder of the roadway of the I-190. The operator, Jimerson stated she ran out of gas. Further investigation revealed that Jimerson was under the influence of alcohol and operated the vehicle with an eighteen-month old child in the back seat of the vehicle without a proper child safety seat. The vehicle Jimerson was operating belong to a friend without an interlock device, which Jimerson is court ordered to have due to a previous DWI arrest. Jimerson failed SFST’s given.
Jimerson was arrested and transported to SP Niagara for processing. Jimerson summitted to a breath test with a .16% BAC.
Jimerson was transported to the Niagara Falls City Jail and held on $750 bail. The child was turned over to family member and in good health.