The Public Information Office reports the arrest of an Elmont man on Monday, November 28, 2022, at 7:25pm in Elmont.
According to Officers, Defendant John Sferlazza, 70, of 1366 Scimitar Avenue while operating a 2004 Honda did sideswipe the driver’s side of a Radio Motor Patrol vehicle causing damage and physical injury to the Officer operating the vehicle. The defendant left the scene but Officers that observed the incident performed a Vehicle and Traffic Stop at Kiefer Avenue and Werns Avenue. Subsequent to the investigation, Officers arrested Defendant Sferlazza without incident. The Officer was transported to a local area hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Defendant John Sferlazza is charged with Assault 2nd Degree and Leaving the Scene of an Incident with Injury. He will be arraigned on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.