DWI Suspect Charged With Hitting Officer, Fleeing

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A Sea Cliff woman was arrested for allegedly hitting a Suffolk County police officer with her car and fleeing the scene while driving drunk in Hauppauge on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.Officer Dennis Hendrickson was standing on the shoulder of the Long Island Expressway while directing traffic after a crash near exit 56 when he signaled for a Volkswagen to slow down, but the driver, Theresa Finnin-Hunt, hit the officer on his right arm and hand as he tried to get out of her way shortly after 2 p.m., police said.Officers pulled the 52-year-old woman over on the service road near Wicks Road in Brentwood shortly later. She was charged with reckless endangerment, reckless driving, driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident with personal injury and unlawful fleeing of a police officer.Officer Hendrickson was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.Finnin-Hunt will be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Central Islip.last_img read more

Emergency crews respond to house fire in Binghamton

first_img5:32 A.M. UPDATE: The police department says the Binghamton Fire Department also responded. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The Binghamton Police Department tells 12 News that the second floor of the residence was fully engulfed. They say there were no injuries and the cause is unknown. —– 12 News has a crew on the way to the scene.center_img The police department says they responded at approximately 2:50 a.m., and everyone was evacuated safely. This is a developing story, stay with 12 News for further updates. As of 3:00 a.m., dispatchers cannot confirm further details with 12 News. BINGHAMTON (WBNG)- Emergency crews are responding to a report of a house fire at 22 Rutherford Street in Binghamton.last_img read more