03 September 2019
Major Paul E. Hogan
Troop NYC Commander
(917) 492-7100


Staten Island, New York – On September 1, 2019 at approximately 3:25 a.m., Troopers from SP Rockaways arrested George Gallego, age 46, of Staten Island, New York, for Driving While Intoxicated - an unclassified misdemeanor.


The Troopers were patrolling the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge and conducted a traffic stop on a gray-colored 2015 Cadillac Escalade, operated by Gallego, for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation into the incident found Gallego to be impaired by alcohol, and he was subsequently arrested.


Gallego was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and remanded to Richmond County Central Booking pending arraignment.


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