Niagara Falls man charged with Leandra Law violation and DWI


A Niagara Falls man was charged with Aggravated DWI and other charges following a traffic stop on Seymour Street in the City of Tonawanda.

After clocking 28-year-old Steven Law of Pierce Avenue in Niagara Falls going 48 in a 30 mph zone officers pulled him over, according to officials.

Officers also observed him stopping at a red light, look both ways and drive through the red light at Seymour and Broad Street. 

Inside the vehicle, police say they found a 4-year-old child in the backseat not properly restrained. Law told officers “I wasn’t drinking.” 

He was placed under arrest and taken to the station where he blew a .16 BAC.

Law was charged with Aggravated DWI with a child under 16 in the vehicle, endangering the welfare of a child, DWI, operating a vehicle over .08 and other traffic charges. 

He was held on $750 bail. A family member picked up the child at the police station. 

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