NYPD Sergeant Charged With Drunk Driving, Hitting Pedestrian

08/08/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Simone Weichselbaum, Kenny Porpora and Bill Hutchinson New York Daily News

An NYPD Sergeant has been quietly charged with driving drunk and mowing down an upper East Side man who had just picked up his morning coffee, the Daily News has learned. Sgt. Joseph Spiekerman, 43, was arrested following the June29 crash in which he hit Barry Gintel, 68, after running a red light at York Ave. and E. 86th St., court records reveal.

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