NYPD Detective James O’Connell was picked up for DWI this morning around 2:00 a.m. at 51st Avenue in Queens. He was off-duty at the time.
This has been something of a theme around here lately, with Detective Kevin Spellman‘s DWI case in October, Officer Andrew Kelly‘s in September, and Sergeant Joseph Spiekerman hitting an old guy with his car after six hours in a bar in June,
That’s all we have right now; we’ll update when there’s more.
Update: Apparently he hit the gate arm at a Midtown Tunnel toll plaza. He was “allegedly driving home from a holiday party,” says the Post.