Long Island Mom Arrested After Letting 15-Year-Old Daughter Drive Alone: Police - NBC New York

Long Island Mom Arrested After Letting 15-Year-Old Daughter Drive Alone: Police

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    Long Island Mom Arrested After Letting 15-Year-Old Daughter Drive Alone: Police
    A Long Island mom was arrested after her 15-year-old daughter got pulled over for speeding, police said.

    What to Know

    • A Long Island mom was arrested after her 15-year-old daughter got pulled over for speeding

    • The Mastic Beach resident handed the girl the car keys to drive herself to work, and the girl got caught speeding on Sunrise Highway

    • The mom was charged with endangering the welfare of a child

    A Long Island mom was arrested after her 15-year-old daughter got pulled over for speeding, police said.

    A highway patrol officer pulled the 15-year-old girl over on Sunrise Highway, near exit 62 in Eastport, around 9:30 a.m. on Sunday after they caught her speeding in a 1997 Mercury Sable, Suffolk County police said.

    Her mother Yolanda Martinez-Reymundo, 41, handed the girl the car keys to drive herself to work, according to police.

    It wasn’t clear how fast the girl was going or why Martinez-Reymundo didn’t drive her daughter to work herself.

    The Mastic Beach resident was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, police said. She’s expected to be arraigned on Monday.

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