NYPD Detective Arrested For DUI

NYPD Detective Arrested For DUI

nypdNYPD Detective David Rojas was arrested and charged with DUI on June 5, 2013 in the Highbridge neighborhood of the Bronx. The incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon when Inspector Kevin Catalina, who is also the commanding officer with the 44th Precinct, spotted Rojas behind the wheel of his car and suspected him of drunk driving. According to Catalina, Rojas displayed several symptoms of alcohol intoxication such as glassy, watery, blood shot eyes, a flushed face as well as an odor of alcohol.

Police with the NYPD would not say if Rojas is assigned to the 44th precinct. According to police, Rojas was on duty when he was arrested and placed on suspension, but did not say if he was actually on-duty when Catalina spotted him drunk behind the wheel. After submitted a breathalyzer test, police found that Rojas had a blood alcohol content (BAC) level of .07%, just under the legal driving limit of .08%. Rojas, who earns $82,000 a year with the NYPD, was released on his own recognizance after his arraignment. Since the DUI arrest, a public statement has yet to be issued by Rojas or his attorney.

If you have been arrested for driving drunk, contact an experienced and skilled New York DUI attorney for legal assistance.

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