The Nassau County PoliceDepartment reports the arrest of a Franklin Square man for Driving WhileIntoxicated that occurred on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 8:00 pm in Merrick.
According to officers,Joseph Jacaruso, 51, of 984 Adams Avenue, was operating a 2000 Chevrolet Blazerwest on Merrick Road. The Blazer was unable to maintain a traffic laneand almost collided with other vehicles traveling on the roadway. Theofficer initiated a Vehicle and Traffic stop.
It was determinedJacaruso had been drinking and was placed under arrest without incident. Noinjuries were reported.
During the investigation itwas revealed the defendant has four (4) prior convictions for Driving WhileIntoxicated.
Defendant Jacaruso ischarged with Driving While Intoxicated, Aggrivated Unlicensed Operation of aMotor Vehicle 1st degree, Reckless Driving, Failure to Stay in aSingle Lane and Unlicensed Operator. He will be arraigned Friday, July21, 2017 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: Sgt.Boyle 07/21/17/0245/8688