Middle Island Man in Custody After Fighting and Fleeing from Police During DWI Stop
Local News, Crime
By Long Island News & PR
Published: May 30 2017
Jordan Randolph, 37, is charged with multiple counts, including Driving While Intoxicated and Resisting Arrest.
NCPD reports the arrest of Jordan Randolph of Middle Island, 37, for Driving While Intoxicated on Monday, May 29, in Jericho.
Photo by: Nassau County Police Department
Jericho, NY - May 30, 2017 - The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest of a Middle Island man for Driving While Intoxicated that occurred on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 4:30 am in Jericho.
According to police, a Nassau County Highway Patrol Officer was on routine patrol when he observed a 2007 Nissan Altima travelling eastbound on the Long Island Expressway near exit 40.
The operator of the vehicle was straddling the lane makers and swerved completely from the right lane into the center lane failing to signal a lane change.
The officer initiated a Vehicle Traffic stop. The officer approached the automobile and observed a strong odor of alcoholic on the driver’s breath along with watery eyes and slurred speech. The driver was asked to exit the vehicle to be placed under
The defendant started to flail his arm and pushed the officer away and fled the scene on foot northbound across the Long Island Expressway onto the north Service Road into oncoming traffic. Defendant Jordan Randolph, 37, was observed running westbound on Jericho Turnpike at Simpson Street and was placed under arrest.
Defendant Randolph is being charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated Unlicensed (Revocation), Operating without Interlock Court Order, 2 counts of Aggravated Unlicensed Operator 3rd Degree, Unlicensed Operator, Resisting Arrest, Escape 3rd Degree, Uninsured Motor Vehicle and several other Vehicle Traffic Laws. He will be arraigned on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at First District Court, Hempstead.
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