LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (PIX11) – A woman was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated with four kids in her car, the Suffolk County Police announced Thursday. 

Martha Acosta Maldonado, 36, was pulled over Wednesday night while driving on William Floyd Parkway. Officers performed a sobriety test and determined she was intoxicated, police said. 

Acosta Maldonado was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child passenger 15 years or younger, and four counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

The children were released to a family member’s custody and the vehicle was impounded.

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