Friday, November 18, 2011

Kevin Daly crashing into cop car

Kevin Daly crashing into cop car, Man arrested wearing 'I'm a drunk' T-shirt, LI man wearing 'I'm a drunk' shirt arrested for DWI. His only defense is that he's a "drunk."

A 22-year-old Long Island man wearing a shirt saying he's a drunk was charged with DWI early today after he plowed into a cop who was on drunk driving patrol, authorities said.

A mug shot taken after his arrest by Suffolk County cops shows Kevin Daly, 22, of Coram, wearing a black T-shirt that read: "I'm not an alcoholic. I'm a drunk. Alcoholics go to meetings."

Daly was driving a 2000 Saturn on County Road 83 when he attempted to turn east onto Route 25A and struck an officer’s vehicle at 1:45 a.m., police said.

The officer is assigned to the Suffolk County Police Department’s SAFE-T (Selective Alcohol Fatality Enforcement Team) Section. +"I'm a drunk" arrested DUI, Kevin Daly crashing into cop car, man arrested I'm a drunk shirt

The cop was treated for minor injuries at Stony Brook University Medical Center, police said.

The officer's identity was not made public.

Daly, who was not injured, was charged with DWI and slapped with multiple traffic summonses.

He is slated to be arraigned later today in Central Islip.

A portion of County Road 83 was closed overnight.

The Suffolk County Police Department’s SAFE-T Section has made more than 830 DWI arrests this year.