A Franklin Square man was allegedly driving a stolen car when he was arrested on Monday for driving while intoxicated in North Long Beach, Nassau County police said.
Detectives said Nassau County Highway Patrol Officers observed 29-year-old Ivan Martinez driving a 2012 Kia north in the southbound lane on Austin Boulevard just before 1 a.m. After a traffic stop, patrol officers determined that he was driving under the influence of alcohol, police said.
Police later discovered that Martinez was allegedly driving a stolen vehicle.
He was charged with grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property and driving while intoxicated. He is expected to be arraigned at First District Court in Hempstead on Monday.