NEW YORK (PIX11) – A member of the FDNY was arrested on Friday for allegedly driving while intoxicated on Staten Island, police said.
Police officers responded to a vehicle collision at around 6:10 p.m.
Upon arrival, officers asked to see the credentials of the driver, 30-year-old Stacey Cacho. The driver refused to provide identification, sources said. Police officers then attempted to arrest her but she refused to be handcuffed, sources said.
Cacho, an EMT for the FDNY, was charged with resisting arrest, reckless endangerment, obstructing governmental administration, and driving while intoxicated, according to the NYPD.
Cacho was off-duty at the time of the arrest.
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