NIAGARA FALLS – New York State Troopers have charged an Irving woman with multiple charges after responding to a report of a disabled vehicle on Route I-90 near Exit 23 in Niagara Falls at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Nancy Jimerson, 34 of Irving, was charged with felony aggravated driving while intoxicated Leandra’s Law, use of a vehicle without an interlock device, endangering the welfare of a child and no child safety restraint.
Jimerson told Troopers she ran out of gas. Troopers said 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 field sobriety tests, Troopers said.
Jimerson was arrested and transported to the Niagara barracks for processing. Jimerson submitted to a breath test with a .16 percent 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.