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NYPD Officer Charged With DWI

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An off-duty New York City police officer was arrested this weekend and charged with driving under the influence.

Officer Lester Sanchez, 29, was arrested at 4:53 a.m. Saturday in the 68th Precinct, which is located in southern Brooklyn and includes the neighborhoods of Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton.

Sanchez was charged with driving while intoxicated, refusing to take a breathalyzer test, and reckless endangerment.

Further details of the arrest were not immediately available.

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