Wantagh, NY - March 8th, 2016 - On March 6, 2016, at about 1:00 PM, a trooper from the Farmingdale Barracks stopped a gray Honda for speeding(90 mph in a 55 zone), on the southbound side of the Wantagh State Parkway near Sunrise Highway.
While interviewing the vehicle operator, Nicholas Maggio, age 27, of Seaford, NY, the trooper detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage, and also, noticed that the vehicle was filled with fireworks. Mr. Maggio failed sobriety tests and was subsequently arrested for DWI.
The defendant was charged with Felony DWI (DWI conviction in the last 10 years), Possession of Fireworks(Class A Misd.), and traffic violations.
Mr. Maggio was held for arraignment in Nassau County First District Court.