NCSO Reports Leandra’s Law Arrest in Lockport

LOCKPORT – Sheriff Michael Filicetti announces the arrest of 36-year-old Jaimi L. Rogosienski of Newfane, under the Leandra’s Law statute. On April 27th, 2021, at 2255 hours, Niagara County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a call from an off-duty Niagara County Sheriff’s Deputy who reported that he driving his personal vehicle and was almost struck by another vehicle.

The off duty Deputy advised that the driver of the other vehicle had failed to stop for a stop sign and almost caused a  collision. The off-duty Deputy followed the vehicle for a short distance until the driver (Identified as Jaimi Rogosienski) pulled over and spoke with the off-duty Deputy. The off-duty Deputy reported that Rogosienski appeared intoxicated and was operating a vehicle with two children in the back seat. The off-duty removed the keys from the ignition and Deputy N. Ross arrived on scene to investigate. Deputy J. Casterline was also on scene to assist with the investigation.  

The driver appeared intoxicated and refused to cooperate with all Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. In the vehicle with Rogosienski were two children, a 6-year-old and a 15-year-old. Rogosienski was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and the children were turned over to a guardian. Rogosienski was taken to The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office for further evaluation, where she refused to submit to a chemical test to determine her blood alcohol content.

Rogosienski was charged with: Aggravated DWI with  a Child (Leandra’s Law), Driving While Intoxicated, two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and miscellaneous Vehicle and Traffic Law violations. Rogosienski was remanded to The Niagara County Jail pending her arraignment.