Leith Crossen of Cherry Hill, 57, was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle.
Suffolk County Police arrested a Lyft driver for driving with 17 license suspensions.
Leith Crossen was in a 2007 Volkswagen Jetta on Westbury Road near Cold Spring Harbor train station when a Second Precinct officer, responding to a 911 call of a possible intoxicated driver, discovered him stopped in his car at approximately 9:35 p.m. Crossen, who was not intoxicated, had just dropped off a passenger and had run out of gas. A check of Crossen’s driver’s license revealed it had been suspended 17 times.
Crossen, 57, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 1st Degree, a felony.
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