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Falls man charged with two Leandra’s Law violations

LOCKPORT – A 14-count indictment was unsealed in Niagara County Court Thursday against a Niagara Falls woman who was arrested on drunken driving charges twice last year – both times when one of her children was allegedly in the vehicle.

Regina Thomas, 34, of Eighth Street, pleaded not guilty to two Leandra’s Law charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated, as well as six other counts of aggravated or regular felony driving while intoxicated, two counts of driving while her ability was impaired by drugs, a single count alleging a combination of alcohol and drugs, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and one count of reckless driving.

Thomas was arrested June 13 in Niagara Falls with a 13-month-old child in the car, and a blood tests showed drugs and a .18 percent alcohol content. She was arrested again Sept. 13 in the Town of Niagara with a 13-year-old child as a passenger and scored a .25 percent blood alcohol reading on a breath test.

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