HARRISON, N.Y. - A Port Chester man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated last week when Harrison police found him passed out behind the wheel after his car hit a utility pole, reports said.
Christian Londono, 22, was asleep at the wheel of his car early on Dec. 11 when police arrived at the scene near Purchase and Meadow Lane. After failed attempts to wake the driver, police said Harrison Emergency Medical Services responded to the call to help remove him from the car.
Londono told rescuers he was coming from Port Chester High School. Police said he was falling in and out of sleep as police questioned him. He was taken to Westchester Medical Center by the Harrison EMS and later admitted to have had three drinks before driving.
Also in the Harrison police blotter:
- Police responded to a reported verbal dispute Dec. 13 between a Harrison couple, which led them to discover broken glass pipes with cocaine residue inside the home. Andrew Maucieri, 51, was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance after police said he was reported to have had an argument with girlfriend Shelley Kugi, 43, who was also arrested and charged after police found an active warrant in her name.
- A routine tailgating stop on North Street led Harrison police to find a New Rochelle man in possession of a criminal weapon. Paul Walker, 20, was stopped on the night of Dec. 10 for driving over the double-solid line to pass a nearby car, which led police to find a silver butterfly knife in the car. After admitting to own the weapon, the man was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree as well as two traffic violations.
- Harrison Police arrested and charged four men on the night of Dec. 11 for unlawful possession of marijuana after they were caught driving with a broken front head lamp, reports said. Upon the traffic stop, police smelled marijuana coming from the car and recovered marijuana in the passenger seat's rear pocket. After the four men failed to claim ownership of the marijuana, police placed all of them under arrest and charged them with unlawful possession.
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