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Levittown Man Charged With DWI, Possession of Stun Gun

Hugh Murray, 26, was also charged with resisting arrest and driving without insurance, police said.

Stun gun found on Murray Credit Nassau County Police Department
Stun gun found on Murray Credit Nassau County Police Department
A Levittown man was arrested and charged with driving while in intoxicated, resisting arrest, and for being in possession of a stun gun shaped as a cell phone on Tuesday, police said.

According to police, Hugh Murray, 26, was seen operating a 2004 BMW in an erratic manner eastbound on Hempstead Turnpike, in the vicinity of Merrick Avenue around 2:45 a.m.

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When officers stopped Murray they found that he was under the influence of alcohol. When he was placed into custody the stun gun was found in his back pocket, police said.

Authorities said that when officers attempted to place Murray in the police vehicle, he used his body and legs to push away from the car and it required several officers to place him in it.

No injuries were reported, police said.

Murray was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, driving while intoxicated, obstructing governmental administration, moving from lanes unsafely and operating a motor vehicle without insurance.


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