NYPD Detective Carlos Sierra charged in 2012 assault, reckless driving spree

News 12 Interactive (1/16/14)

THE BRONX - An NYPD detective is facing a number of charges, more than a year after police say he went on a hit-and-run rampage in the Bronx.

According to investigators, Detective Carlos Sierra drove a red Toyota Sienna minivan in the wrong direction in the westbound lane of East 174th Street back in Nov. 2012.

They say Sierra sideswiped a parked car, hit two people in another vehicle and kept driving. He allegedly ended up in a dispute and attacked the other driver, Willie Delacrus, before fleeing the scene and failing to report the accident.

READ MORE: Bronx Crime Stories

The 11 counts against Sierra range from assault to reckless driving. He's due back in court March 3. 

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