Drunk Crown Heights Cop Crashes into Pole

NY Daily News

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NYPD Officer Ronald Gonzalez of the 77th Precinct in Crown Heights crashed his vehicle into a pole while under the influence of alcohol.

The incident occured while he was driving in Brooklyn Heights shortly before 12:30 a.m., police said.

Gonzalez, who was not injured, was charged with drunken driving and refusing to take a Breathalyzer test, according to police.


  • 1. hah wrote:

    hipicrets they tell us not to drink and drive only problem is they do it themselves.

  • 2. Amen wrote:

    He was getting ready for Lag-Bomer. Whats wrong with that. He was helping putting up the balloons for the Moshiach parade. They needed a car to stand on to put up the balloons. Think positive, why think drunk.

  • 4. Gevald! wrote:

    This is unbelievable! New York’s Finest? Ya gotta be kidding!

  • 6. by the way wrote:

    By the way, he did the right thing by refusing the breathalyzer. Though I would discourage anyone from driving under the influence, if you get stopped DO NOT agree to a breathalyzer. It’s results are enforceable in court whereas refusal to take a breathalyzer is not accepted in court as proof of non sobriety, so if you get caught refuse the test and ask for a lawyer immediately.

  • 8. tef wrote:

    thats a really dangerous way to weed out the inappropriate police who serve our community, lol. :-(

  • 9. Ari wrote:

    I hope this cop will At Least Get the Same Punishment a civilian will get for driving drunk

  • 11. a driver and pedestrian wrote:

    Bottom line – do not drive drunk or buzzed,cop or civilian. You put yourselves and others at extreme risk.

  • 12. wayne arrow wrote:

    i love all these intellectual comments they are mamesh gevaldik…….you guys are.all dweebs!!!!

  • 16. Anita Corleon wrote:

    Are you stating that he stopped at a bar to drink while on duty?????


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