The co-owner of Staten Island’s negative “Autonomous Zone” bar left a uniformed sheriff’s sergeant with two broken tibias. Trying to avoid arrest – Sources told The Post that he drove 300 feet with him before another car collided with him to stop.
The New York City Sheriff (NYCS) officer – identified by evidence as 30-year-old Sergeant Kenneth Matos – was one of two uniformed officers who tried to arrest Danny Presty late Saturday after seeing at least 30 customers. Served at Mack’s Public House COVID-19 is a violation of the regulations.
Officers “identified themselves and approached Mr. Presti and tried to detain him for a number of crimes,” New York Sheriff Joseph Pusito said.
“Fresti began to run wildly towards his vehicle,” he said, ignoring stop orders, Fuchito said.
After jumping into his car, he threw it into gear and drove over to a uniformed officer – who threw him on the hood and “stuck” the hood with him, Fusito said.
Other deputy sheriffs ran to stop Presty’s car, and sources said someone crashed into his car to stop it – but only after the sheriff said it had already traveled 300 feet did the officer seriously stick.
After helping arrest Presti, Matos was taken by ambulance to Staten Island University Hospital (north), where he complained of “significant pain” in his hips, knees, legs, lower back and neck.
Sources said the tests later proved that both of his tibiae were fractured.
Fresti was arrested overnight while being questioned for the gruesome attack, but has not yet been charged as of Sunday morning.
“We are still trying to determine additional charges at this time,” Pucito told The Post.
Mac was negative on Sunday – officials accused him of hiding “like snakes in the grass” Bust again Its apparent co-owner.
“We will not back down! You did not scare us !! The world is watching, it’s time for everyone to wake up! ” Mac wrote in a Facebook update Early Sunday.