Crime

Miami Beach Firefighter Steven Martonffy Jailed for Crashing City Vehicle While Drunk

Steven Martonffy, a member of the Miami Beach Fire Department, sits behind bars today after allegedly driving a city vehicle while drunk and then crashing it into a parked car early this morning.


The incident occurred at Collins Avenue and 11th Street at around 3 a.m., according to WSVN. Martonffy was off-duty but driving about South Beach in an unmarked city vehicle. He hit a parked car but kept going. A Miami Beach Police officer stopped Martonffy a few blocks from the scene of the accident.

Martonffy, 34, now faces charges of leaving the scene of an accident with property damage and driving under the influence.

He sits behind bars and bail has been set at $1,500.

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