An off-duty NYPD cop was busted Wednesday morning for driving drunk on an East Village sidewalk — with an empty can of White Claw discovered beneath her seat, authorities stated.
Police noticed incoherent cop Lesley Pierluisse, 42, behind the wheel of a Hyundai Santa Fe on a sidewalk on East 14th Street between Avenue B and Avenue C round 1:30 a.m., in accordance with a legal criticism.
When cops questioned her, Pierluisse — a 15-year division veteran — was unable to reply questions and had slurred speech, the criticism states.
Police then recovered an open whiskey bottle beneath the ground mat within the again seat, and the boozed-up cop refused to take a breathalyzer, in accordance with prosecutors.
At her arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court, she pleaded not responsible to driving whereas intoxicated, driving whereas apparently impaired, and refusal to take a breath take a look at fees.
She was launched with out bail.
Pierluisse — who works within the seventh Precinct — raked in $133,000 final yr, data present.
She was suspended with out pay after Wednesday’s incident, the NYPD stated.
The Post was unable to achieve her Thursday evening.