28 February 2023
Major Brian P. Webster
Troop NYC Commander
(212) 459-7800


Queens, New York – On the morning of Sunday, February 26, 2023, troopers from SP Wards Island arrested James Hallett, age 49, of Queens, New York, for Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor.


The troopers were patrolling near the Van Wyck Expressway and conducted a traffic stop on a Nissan Maxima, operated by Hallett, for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed Hallett to be impaired by alcohol, and he was subsequently arrested.


Hallett was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and remanded to Queens County Central Booking pending arraignment.

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