Valley Stream man arrested for driving drunk with an infant in the car


Nassau County police arrested Kevin Caceres, 25, of Valley Stream, for driving drunk with an infant in his car on April 8 at 2:20 a.m.

Police said they received a call about a 2001 Honda CRV striking a tree on Clearstream Avenue. A witness said that the driver struck a tree, exited the vehicle, grabbed a car seat with a crying baby and fled on foot. After an investigation, detectives found Caceres with bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and smelling of an alcoholic beverage. He was placed under arrest at 3:50 a.m. and his 9-month-old daughter was transported to a local hospital, where she was released to her mother.

Caceres is charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated and endangering the welfare of a child. He was scheduled to be arraigned on April 8 at the First District Court in Hempstead.