Woman found passed out in car with 2 kids facing Leandra's Law charge

28-year-old Brittany Bean (Photo provided by the Rome Police Department)

A woman is facing a list of charges, including Leandra’s Law, after she was allegedly found passed out behind the wheel of her vehicle with two children in the back seat, according to the Rome Police Department.

Posted: Feb 26, 2018 11:23 AM

ROME – A woman is facing a list of charges, including Leandra’s Law, after she was allegedly found passed out behind the wheel of her vehicle with two children in the back seat, according to the Rome Police Department.

Brittany Bean, 28, is charged with DUI (drugs), two counts of aggravated DUI (Leandra’s Law), third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

Police say around 3:25 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to the intersection of West Willet Street and Lyons Avenue for a report of a woman passed out at the wheel of a vehicle.

A responding officer found Bean passed out behind the wheel of her Nissan Altima with her nine-year-old son and three-year-old daughter in the back seat, according to police.

Bean was processed at the Rome Police Department and taken to the Oneida County Jail, where she was held for arraignment.

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