New Jersey Man Charged Under Leandra's Law

Jose Antonio Pichazaca Guaman, age 27, of Irvington, NJ, pled guilty on February 24 to Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child. 

District Attorney, Thomas P. Zugibe said he had been driving in Spring Valley at 5:44 a.m.  Nov. 3, 2013, while intoxicated, with a child in the vehicle. 

According to the Child Passenger Protection Act:

  • First-time offenders driving while intoxicated (.08 blood alcohol content or more) or impaired by drugs while a child younger than 16 years old is in the vehicle may be charged with a Class E felony punishable by up to four years in state prison.
Sentencing is scheduled for May 5, 2014 before the Honorable Charles Apotheker, County Court Judge.
James R March 10, 2014 at 08:06 AM
A relative of the woman that dumped her baby in the trash?


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »