The Nassau County Police report the arrest of a Dix Hills man for Driving While Intoxicated on Friday, February 06, 2015 at 1:35 A.M. in North Hills.
According to police, Vincent Messina, 25, of 199 Dix Highway, was observed by a Nassau County Highway Patrol Officer driving a 2013 Smart car eastbound in the westbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway causing other motorists to take evasive action to avoid him. A car stop was conducted in the vicinity of exit 37 and an investigation revealed Messina was intoxicated. He was placed under arrest without incident. No injuries were reported.
Messina is charged with Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree, Reckless Driving, Driving While Intoxicated (BAC + .08), Driving While Intoxicated and vehicle and traffic law violation. He will be arraigned on Friday, February 06, 2015 at First District Court in Hempstead.