Cops: Motorcyclist caught driving 110 mph on William Floyd Parkway
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An uninsured motorcyclist was arrested Friday after he zoomed past a Suffolk police officer, clocking in at more than 110 mph on the William Floyd Parkway with no helmet on, police said.
Seventh Precinct Officer Thomas Daley was monitoring traffic on the southbound lanes of the William Floyd Parkway in Shirley when Salvatore Crimi Jr., 24, blew past him doing more than 110 mph in a 45 mph-zone during rush-hour Friday afternoon traffic, police said.
Daley continued down the parkway, and about 1 1/2 miles down the road, saw the motorcyclist turn right onto Dawn Drive, and pulled him over. He quickly discovered the bike was not registered, not insured and didn't have license plates, and that Crimi Jr. didn't have a license to drive a motorcycle.
The arrest was made as part of the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee's grant program, police said. The program focuses on reducing dangerous moving violations that cause crashes, such as speeding and aggressive driving.
Crimi Jr., of 392 West End Ave. in Shirley, was arrested and charged with reckless driving and issued multiple summonses. He is being held overnight at the Seventh Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned Saturday at First District Court in Central Islip.