Weather Alert  

WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING * WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 13 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. * WHERE...Portions of southern Connecticut and southeast New York. * WHEN...From Friday evening through Saturday evening. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible, with near blizzard conditions possible. Winds could bring down tree branches.

Brooklyn Tractor Trailer Driver Arrested for DWI in Bohemia

LongIsland.com

Suffolk County Police arrested the operator of an 18-wheeler tractor trailer for driving while intoxicated in Bohemia early this morning.

Print Email

Bohemia, NY - March 27th, 2015 - Suffolk County Police arrested the operator of an 18-wheeler tractor trailer for driving while intoxicated in Bohemia early this morning.

Suffolk County Highway Patrol Officers Jonathan Abrams, Richard Gandolfo and Robert Mudzinski observed a tractor trailer that was pulled over to the right shoulder on eastbound Sunrise Highway, with the engine running and the driver asleep at the wheel, at 2:35 a.m. Henadz Nazarchuk, 35, of Brooklyn, was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

The tractor trailer, owned by Crown Petroleum Transportation of Lawrence, was a gasoline tanker with fuel on board. The vehicle was impounded for evidence of hazardous material and also for a weight check.

Nazarchuk is being held at the Fifth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned today at First District Court in Central Islip.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.