County Executive Bellone, Police Commissioner Sini Honor “Top Cops” at Stop-DWI Ceremony
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone recently joined Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy D. Sini, members of the Suffolk County Police Department and members from other law enforcement agencies in Suffolk County to honor this year’s “Top Cops” for making the most arrests of drivers who were ability impaired by drugs or alcohol in 2016. DWI arrests last year totaled more than 4,600 in the police district and the County’s east end towns and villages.
This year’s ‘Top Cops’ were: First Precinct Officer Weldon Drayton; Second Precinct Officer Joshua Parsons; Third Precinct Officer John Mercurio; Fourth Precinct Officer Douglas Nassisi; Fifth Precinct Officer Timothy Vicinanza; Sixth Precinct Officer Michael Malerba; Seventh Precinct Officer Brian Koch; SAFE-Team Officer Zacarias Alverado; and Highway Patrol Officer Roger Kleber, who had the most DWI/DWAI arrests in all of Suffolk County.
Officer Nassisi also received the “Distinguished Recognition Award” for leading his precinct in DWI arrests for the 20th year in a row.