Police: Flanders man was driving drunk, had cocaine

10/21/2013 4:00 PM |

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A Flanders man is facing aggravated DWI and drug charges after he was arrested for driving through Flanders without headlights on early Saturday, town police said.

Fernando Hernandez Reyes, 28, drove south on Flanders Road without his lights on about 12:50 a.m. and turned onto Oak Avenue without signaling, according to a police report.

Police pulled Mr. Hernandez Reyes over and found he was intoxicated, police said. An officer searched him at the scene and found he had a “quantity of cocaine” in his possession, according to the report.

A later chemical test revealed his blood alcohol content was .18 percent, police said.

He was charges with aggravated DWI, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and several traffic violations, police said.