The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest of a Hicksville man for an incident that occurred on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 11:05 PM in Hicksville.
According to Police, Second Precinct officers responded to Old Country Road and Division Avenue for an auto accident involving an overturned vehicle. After a thorough investigation it was determined that the defendant, Michael Blanco, 21, of 99 Morgan Street, while operating a 2017 Dodge Charger had struck a 2013 Toyota Highlander causing it to overturn. The defendant had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath, glassy eyes and was unsteady on his feet. The defendant was placed into police custody without incident. The Toyota Highlander had four (4) occupants who were all taken to an area hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
The Defendant is charged with two (2) counts of Driving While Intoxicated. He will be arraigned on Saturday, May 8, 2021 in Mineola.
Details by: Public Information Office 05/08/21/0845/8970