NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) — Authorities said a New York City police officer was arrested for DWI during the early hours of Thanksgiving morning.
Police Officer Anthony Rodriguez, 27, was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated around 3 a.m. Thursday in the Bronx.READ MORE: Dr. Howard Zucker Stepping Down As New York State Health Commissioner
The New York Post reported Rodriguez was off-duty and found by officers who noticed his car facing the wrong direction on a Bronx street.
Police said the officer was asleep at the wheel, and refused a breath test but had slurred speech and his eyes were bloodshot.READ MORE: Search Continues For Gabby Petito's Fiancé Brian Laundrie In Florida's Vast Carlton Reserve
Rodriguez pleaded guilty earlier this month to resisting arrest at a June Mets game at Citi Field, the Post reported.
Police said Rodriguez was suspended pending an investigation.MORE NEWS: New Yorkers Can Enter To Win Free Giants, Jets And Bills Tickets With COVID Vaccine
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