Both Officers Charged With Driving Drunk, Other Counts

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two city correction officers were arrested within a period of two minutes Sunday and charged with driving drunk.

One of the officers was involved in some kind of accident, while the other was also hit with weapons charges.

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The first incident happened at 4:36 a.m. in the 90th Precinct, in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.

Officer Waldy Montalvo, 38, was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, criminal possession of a weapon, and menacing.

Police did not release details of the charges.

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The second arrest happened two minutes later, but a long distance away in the 45th Precinct in the northeast Bronx.

Officer Alex Lopez was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, leaving the scene of an accident, and driving with ability impaired, police said.

No details about the accident were available late Sunday afternoon.

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