Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder report the results of “Saturation Saturday”. These increased efforts to combat drinking and driving were funded through the Nassau County STOP DWI and a special DWI Enforcement Grant from the New York State Governors Traffic Safety Committee.
The Nassau County Police Department along with Multiple Village Police Departments participated in “Saturation Saturday” and arrested a total of eleven (11) individuals for Driving While Intoxicated. Nine (9) individuals were arrested by Nassau County Police Department, including one that was also charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon (firearm). One (1) individual was arrested by Hempstead Police Department and one (1) individual was arrested by Malverne Police Department.