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New video shows the FDNY’s pension boss struggling to get inside a police van after he was busted for crashing his government car while drunk and carrying cocaine Tuesday night.
“The cops said he was beyond drunk,” Jakob Grabel, 19, who recorded the video, told The Post.
The footage shows a shaky Steve Cassidy — the former president of the Uniformed Firefighters Association and current executive director of the city’s Fire Pension Fund — moving in slow motion as the cops try to guide him into their vehicle.
Cassidy jumped the curb in his government car in Midtown just before midnight and plowed into a dumpster, narrowly missing pedestrians.
“We saw a Toyota Prius diagonal on the sidewalk and a group of people just gathered around,” Grabel, a freshman at FIT, recounted.
“He was sitting in the driver’s seat just kind of dazzled and confused as to what was going on.”
Another witness said the 62-year-old Kips Bay resident appeared so wasted, good Samaritans had to keep him from falling over while waiting for police to arrive.
“A couple of men were trying to hold the guy up because he was clearly out of his mind,” said fellow FIT student Gabby Guarnaccia, 19.
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