Police: Huntington Man, Jake Giffuni, 23, Arrested, Charged for DWI, Endangering the Welfare of a Child
October 30, 2014
(Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police today arrested a Huntington man for driving while intoxicated and endangering the welfare of a child after he asked two teenagers if they wanted a ride to school.
Jake Giffuni was driving a 2002 Honda Accord on East Pulaski Road in Huntington when he approached two sisters, ages 13 and 15, who were waiting at a bus stop and asked them if they wanted a ride to school. The girls refused and the man drove away. One of the girls’ parents called 911 and Second Precinct Police Officer Aaron Klein located Giffuni in his car in front of his home and determined he was intoxicated.
Jake Giffuni, 23, of Huntington was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and two counts of Endangering the Welfare for a Child. The fact that a defendant has been charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
Giffuni, 23, of Huntington, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and two counts of Endangering the Welfare for a Child. He will be held overnight at the Second Precinct for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip tomorrow.
The fact that a defendant has been charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty. Defendants are entitled to a fair trial with the burden on the prosecution to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
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