NYC Department Of Correction Employee, Justin Velez, 30, Arrested

Published on April 25, 2023, 2:04 am
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On Monday, April 24, 2023, at 0118 hours, the following 30-year-old male off-duty New York City employee was arrested and charged within the confines of the 5th Precinct in Manhattan.


Justin Velez
NYC Department of Correction


  • driving while intoxicated;
  • driving while ability impaired by alcohol;
  • operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content .08 of 1%.

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.