Cops: Two DWI arrests overnight in Riverhead

02/16/2013 11:46 AM |

Two men were arrested for driving while intoxicated in Riverhead early Saturday morning, Riverhead Town police said.

Jeremias Velasquez, 31, of Riverhead was arrested at about 2 a.m. on Sweezy Avenue. Mr. Velasquez was driving with a suspended license and charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, a felony. He was also charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, police said.

Ceferino Ortiz, 24, of Flanders was arrested at 1:05 a.m. after being stopped on Peconic Avenue. Mr. Ortiz was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, police said.

Both arrests were during routine patrols in Riverhead, police said.

Riverhead Police Car

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