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Intoxicated Man Arrested Driving With Dog On Roof In Nanuet, Police Say

A Nanuet man was arrested for DWI after police saw him driving with a dog on his roof.
A Nanuet man was arrested for DWI after police saw him driving with a dog on his roof. Photo Credit: Rockland County Sheriff's Office/Facebook

A Nanuet man was nabbed for DWI after police pulled him over for driving with a dog on the roof of his vehicle.

Elvin Mejiagomez, 35, was arrested around 2:20 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, after a Rockland County Sheriff's patrol officers, observed Mejiagomez driving a vehicle in Kennedy Dells Park with his dog on the roof, creating a hazardous situation, the department said.

Once stopped, deputies found that Mejiagomez was allegedly driving drunk and had alcohol in the vehicle, the Sheriff's Office said.

Mejiagomez was arrested and charged with DWI, drinking alcohol in a vehicle and operation of a vehicle with a blood-alcohol level of .08 percent or more.

He was released on a summons to appear in court on Feb. 18 in Clarkstown.

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