News Cop arrested on Staten Island after early morning accident By SHEILA ANNE FEENEY firstname.lastname@example.org January 19, 2014 4:14 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email An NYPD police officer was awaiting arraignment Sunday night after being arrested for drunk driving and refusing to take a breathalyzer test. Leif Tjornhom, 28, a six-year veteran of the force, was the driver in a motor vehicle accident at Sanders Street and Forest Avenue in Graniteville, Staten Island shortly before 5 a.m. but refused to obey an order to take a breathalyzer and was placed into custody, said a police spokeswoman, who was not able to provide details about the crash. Attorney information for Tjornhom, who was suspended without pay, was unavailable. By SHEILA ANNE FEENEY email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.