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90th Avenue and Parsons Boulevard in Jamaica

While responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle in Jamaica on Wednesday morning, NYPD officers found a NYC Department of Corrections employee drunk and slumped over the steering wheel.

According to an NYPD source, 40-year-old Edwin Castillo was found at the intersection of 90th Avenue and Parsons Boulevard at 2:42 a.m.  He was sleeping behind the wheel of his idling car with the driver’s side door open.

He exhibited signs of intoxication including the odor of alcohol on his breath, slurred speech and red, watery eyes, according to the NYPD source.

Castillo was in his personal vehicle and off duty at the time.

He was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. His blood alcohol content was not disclosed as of Wednesday afternoon.

Castillo had not been arraigned as of Wednesday afternoon according to the Queens District Attorney’s office.

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