According to prosecutors, 19-year old Joseph Beer is accused of driving high on marijuana while going at least 110 mph on the Southern State Parkway before losing control and crashing into trees near Exit 17 on October 8, 2012.
Giants offensive tackle David Diehl has pleaded guilty to drunk driving. The 10th-year player admitted to driving his BMW into two parked cars on 31st Street in Astoria after attending a soccer match last summer.
Law enforcement agencies across the country this holiday weekend are beefing up patrols. In the Tri-State Area, that means added roving patrols and sobriety checkpoints set up by local and state police.