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Man arrested after stopping car in Lincoln Tunnel to pleasure himself

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NEW YORK – A man who stopped his minivan in the middle of the Lincoln Tunnel to pleasure himself has been arrested on numerous charges.

The New York Daily News reports Ismael Esquilin, 48, of New Jersey, stopped his Dodge Minivan in the tunnel at 7:15 p.m. Thursday.

Esquilin was removing his clothes and masturbating when police officers approached the car.

After officers found glass bottles containing PCP on the floor of the vehicle, Esquilin admitted to smoking the drug.

Esquilin was charged with drug possession, driving under the influence, reckless driving and impeding traffic.