Third Squad detectives report the arrest of a Queens man for Driving While Intoxicated on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at 7:25 pm in Hempstead.
According to detectives, Jermaine Grant, 28, of 13420 220th Street, while operating a 2016 Mazda and traveling southbound on North Franklin Street at the intersection of Jackson Avenue, struck a male pedestrian. Grant remained at the scene and after a subsequent investigation, he was found to be driving in an intoxicated condition. Defendant Grant was then placed into custody without further incident.
The unidentified male victim was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries and is currently in critical but stable condition.
Defendant Grant is charged with Vehicular Assault 2nd Degree and Driving While Intoxicated. He will be arraigned on Monday, January 4, 2021 in Mineola.
Details by: Det. Price/3rd Squad 01/4/21/0600/8834