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Posted on: February 13, 2023


The Old Westbury Police Department reports the arrest of a Westbury woman for Driving While Intoxicated, on Friday February 10, 2023  at 8:28 PM in Old Westbury.  Old Westbury Officers responded to a call reporting an auto accident with a car on fire,  in the vicinity of 124 I.U. Willets Road.  Upon arrival officers observed a blue Honda Civic with NY license plate, JGG7464 on fire with extensive damage.  The Defendant Jessica Galeas, 24, of Westbury was standing near the blue Honda Civic and had visible  injuries to her head and face. The blue Honda Civic had crashed into a utility pole, fence and brick wall.  A subsequent investigation at scene was conducted by patrol officers and the Defendant Jessica Galeas  was placed under arrest without incident.  Defendant Jessica Galeas is charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While ability impaired by alcohol,  Driving  a motor vehicle with a suspended registration and Operating a Motor Vehicle with out insurance.  The Vehicle was impounded from scene.  Defendant was admitted to the hospital for treatment of her injuries that occurred as a result of the auto accident.  Defendant will be arraigned on Friday, February 17, 2023 at First District Court in Hempstead.

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