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72nd Precinct

Sunset Park–Windsor Terrace

Bad blow

Cops busted a man for allegedly driving drunk after he blew through a red light on 57th Street on April 19.

The arresting officer claims he spotted the suspect run the light near Sixth Avenue at 4:15 a.m., and that the guy afterwards blew nearly twice the legal limit.

Fury road

Police cuffed a man who they say attacked another guy amid a Third Avenue road rage incident on April 18.

The victim told police he was arguing with the suspect over his erratic driving near 56th Street at 9:30 a.m. when the man leapt from his vehicle and started pummeling his chest.

Cops arrested their suspect that day, charging him with misdemeanor assault, according to police.

Too high way

Officers busted a man for allegedly driving drunk after he smashed into another car on the Gowanus Expressway on April 17.

The victim told police the suspect collided with his car on the highway near 60th Street at 11:40 p.m., before attempting to flee the scene on foot.

But the victim ran down the other motorist, holding him down until police arrived to administer a Breathalyzer test, which showed the victim was nearly twice over the legal limit, cops said.

Bad blood

Investigators are hunting for seven men wanted in connection to a brutal beatdown and stabbing outside a Third Avenue watering hole on April 17.

The victim told police he was brawling with his brother-in-law inside the bar between 50th and 51st streets at 3:45 a.m., but that his relative and six pals jumped him afterwards on the street, slapping him around before stabbing him — twice.

The man’s attackers fled afterwards, while the victim managed to call himself a car and make his way to a nearby hospital for treatment, cops said.

Name game

Cops cuffed a man for allegedly providing false identification amid a 39th Street traffic stop on April 16.

The arresting officer pulled over the suspect after he was spotted inside his vehicle obstructing traffic near Fourth Avenue at 11:15 p.m., and the guy gave him a Guatemalan passport for ID.

But the officer’s investigation soon revealed five open containers of Famosa beer, and he Breathalyzed the guy, only for his results to come back negative, cops said.

Finally, the officer uncovered a NYS ID with a different name from his passport, resulting in his arrest on the misdemeanor impersonation charge, cops said.

— Colin Mixson

Posted 12:00 am, April 24, 2019
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