The Nassau County Police Department reports an arrest for Driving While Intoxicated on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 12:55 A.M. in North Hills.
According to detectives, Vincent Gagliardi, 41, of 251-34 Vanzandt Avenue, Little Neck was driving above the posted speed limit westbound on the North Service Road of the Long Island Expressway in Roslyn Heights when he was observed by a patrol officer from the 3rd Precinct. A car stop was conducted on the North Service Road at Searingtown Road and it was discovered two of the passengers in the car were the defendants 12 and 5 year old sons. It was determined Gagliardi was under the influence of alcohol and he was placed under arrest without incident. The children were released from the scene to a family member. Gagliardi is charged with two counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Leandra’s Law), two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Intoxicated (BAC + .08), and VTL violations. He will be arraigned on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at First District Court in Hempstead.