NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A New York City police sergeant from a political family has been arrested on charges of vandalizing her boyfriend’s car.
Police say Sgt. Damaris Diaz was arrested Saturday on criminal mischief and aggravated harassment charges. She’s the daughter of state Sen. Ruben Diaz Sr. and the sister of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.READ MORE: Earth Day: Going Vertical In Newark, Innovative AeroFarms Grows More With Less
Attempts to reach the 43-year-old sergeant and her family weren’t immediately successful Sunday. She declined to comment as she left a Bronx court Saturday night.READ MORE: MTA At Odds With NYPD Over Response To Subway Crime As More People Return To Public Transit
Police said Diaz keyed her boyfriend’s car on Friday after sending him angry text messages while she was off-duty.
She has been an NYPD officer since 1993. Sergeants Benevolent Association President Ed Mullins says she has no problems on her record.MORE NEWS: Police: Man Seen On Video Stealing Wallets From Worshipers At Queens Mosques
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