The Public Information Office reports the arrest of a Bronx man at 9:15pm on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Field 10 in Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh.
Marine Bureau Officers Aboard Marine 5, responded to the Sloop Channel in the vicinity of Jones Beach Field 10 for an eight-year-old swimmer that was struck by a personal water craft (PWC) at 7:29 pm. Upon arrival Officers observed the child, two PWC’s and the New York State Parks Police on the shoreline. Marine 5 moored and subsequent to the investigation the male victim, 8, was airlifted to Cohen’s Children Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. At 9:15pm Officers arrested defendant Anthony I. DeJesus, 30, of 1460 College Avenue Bronx without incident.
Defendant Anthony I. DeJesus is charged with Operating a Vessel: Impaired by Alcohol, Operating a Vessel: Intoxicated, Reckless Operation of a Vessel: Prudent Manner, Reckless Operation of a Vessel and Operating a Personal Watercraft Without a Safety Certificate. He will be arraigned on Sunday, June 27, 2021 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.
Details by: PIO 06/27/21/1000/7990