JAY — An AuSable Forks woman is facing felony charges since she was drunk when her car crashed with a child inside, police said.
Tina M. Gebo, 35, was charged Monday with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child in the car, a felony that is part of Leandra’s Law, as well as driving while intoxicated, according to a news release from State Police.
Gebo was charged also charged with five other felonies: first-degree reckless endangerment, first-degree vehicular assault, two counts of second-degree vehicular assault, two counts of assault with criminal negligence/causing injury with a weapon and second-degree criminal mischief, as well as multiple traffic infractions.
Gebo crashed the 2002 white Ford Windstar minivan into a pole on Grove Road in the Town of Jay at about 5 a.m. April 16, 2013, the release said.
Gebo had consumed alcohol prior to driving and a blood test found her blood-alcohol content to be 0.13, police said.
The three passengers in her car were AuSable Forks residents David T. Plumadore, 28; Richard E. Goyette, 24; and Allyssa Glaser, 15.
Police told the Press-Republican in April that Glaser and Goyette were riding in the back seat of the car with Plumadore in the front with Gebo.
Initial reports showed Gebo suffered internal injuries and multiple face fractures, police said.
Goyette suffered a broken hip, among other injuries, and Glaser sustained multiple injuries including broken ribs and a large laceration to her right leg, police said.
Gebo, Goyette and Glaser were taken to CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh for treatment.
Plumadore was not injured in the accident, police said.
Gebo was arraigned in Jay Town Court before Justice Daniel M. Deyoe.
She was remanded to the Essex County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail or $100,000 bond.
— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg