26 February 2020
Major Douglas A. Larkin
Troop NYC Commander
(917) 492-7100


New York, New York – On February 23, 2020 at approximately 5:10 p.m., a trooper from SP Wards Island arrested Ruben A. Pichardo, age 51, of Queens, New York, for Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor.


The trooper was patrolling the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge and conducted a vehicle stop on a gray 2019 Lexus, operated by Pichardo, for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation into the incident found Pichardo to be impaired by alcohol, and he was subsequently arrested.


Pichard was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and remanded to Manhattan Central Booking pending arraignment.


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