17 November 2020
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Douglas A. Larkin
Troop NYC Commander
(917) 492-7100
 
  

  
PRESS RELEASE
 

Staten Island, New York – On November 14, 2020 at approximately 10:20 p.m., Troopers from SP Rockaways and SP Staten Island arrested Jose Mendiola, age 31, 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 2004 Infiniti G35, operated by Mendiola, for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation into the incident found Mendiola to be impaired by alcohol, and he was subsequently arrested.

 

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

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