Wantagh, NY- A Bronx man was arrested over the weekend after police say he was intoxicated when he crashed his personal watercraft into a child, who was swimming in the water at Jones Beach. On Saturday, at approximately 7:29pm, Nassau County Police say an 8-year-old child swimming in the water at Field 10, was struck by a personal watercraft. The child was airlifted from the beach to Cohen’s Children Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police arrested Anthony I. DeJesus, 20 of 1460 College Avenue, Bronx, on charges including but not limited to Operating a Vessel Impaired by Alcohol. He was arraigned on Saturday at First District Court in Hempstead.
Photo: Mugshot of Anthony DeJesus, courtesy of Nassau County Police