NYPD Sergeant John Hynes was suspended from the force and arrested on charges of of criminal mischief, reckless endangerment and prohibited use of a weapon after using his police gun to unload on an Upper East Side ATM. After accompanying Police Commisioner Ray Kelly to NY Post writer Steve Dunleavy's retirement part, Hynes then took his status as a member of the NYPD's ceremonial unit to the next level and hit the bars uptown. At his third bar, Brady's on 2nd Avenue, he was staggering around with his gun visible, an NYPD no-no. A Brady's bartender told the Daily News, "I was freaking out. I wasn't going to serve the guy, but I didn't want to have to say no to a drunk with a gun." After leaving, police say Hynes fired his 9 mm on an ATM at 2nd and 83rd St., then found a nearby stoop where he was sitting alone where he was arrested. Maybe he had been inspired by the celebration of the notoriously hard-drinking Dunleavy.
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