An alleged drunk driver was arrested in Greenwich Village recently after his car struck an NYPD car on the West Side Highway after 10 one recent evening. According to the police officers, their car was parked with rooftop lights flashing along West 12th and Bethune Street after they had pulled over another vehicle when the alleged drunken driver's vehicle struck theirs. The force of collision pushed the police car onto the car that had been pulled over.
Two Saugerties, New York, residents have been arrested on drug and firearm charges following local law enforcement officers' discoveries of more than 100 bags of heroin and illegal firearms.
In New York City, authorities are investigating as many as 100 former city workers for allegedly collecting disability pensions despite being apparently healthy, performing rigorous physical tasks or working other jobs.
New York, as well as other states, does not tolerate illegal drug possession, manufacturing or distribution. Anyone accused of drug charges may face severe legal consequences, even if the infraction is a mere possession of a controlled substance.
People who are accused of domestic assault often have a hard time defending themselves from the public's opinion of them. Many people assume that the accused is entirely guilty and probably started the altercation in the first place.