Southampton Blotter: Accidents lead to DWI arrests

03/24/2015 12:00 PM |

Two Flanders men were arrested for driving while intoxicated 10 minutes apart in separate accidents at different locations in Hampton Bays Sunday morning, according to Southampton Town police.

Jose Alamilla of Flanders, 43, was arrested at around 4:30 a.m. following a single-car accident on Bellows Pond Road, police said. He was found to be intoxicated and was charged with felony driving while intoxicated since he has a previous DWI conviction, according to police.

Ten minutes later, Nelson Alvarado, 42, was also involved in a single-car accident on Flanders Road, police said. Officers determined he was intoxicated and driving without a license, according to a report.

Mr. Alvarado was charged with driving while intoxicated and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Both men were processed in town justice court and remanded to the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in lieu of bail, which was set at $600 for Mr. Alamilla and $1,000 for Mr. Alvarado.

Neither driver was injured in the accidents, police said.

• A Flanders woman who was pulled over Friday in Flanders for equipment violations was found to be intoxicated and in possession of crack cocaine, police said.

Cynthia Brown, 56, was stopped for having an obstructed plate and no brake light at 6:17 p.m. on Flanders Road when an officer discovered she had a suspended license and that the car had switched plates, police said.

Ms. Brown was also found to be under the influence of drugs and alcohol and in possession of crack cocaine, according to a report.

She was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, driving while under the influence of drugs and alcohol, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, improper plates, inadequate brake lights and license plate violations.

• A $3,000 Stony Brook University police radio was reported stolen from a locked vehicle that was broken into on Pegs Lane in Riverside Friday, police said.

The radio was located in a backpack inside the car, police said. The bag was dumped onto a house’s front lawn.

The case is under investigation by Southampton Police detectives, police said.

Those who are named in police reports have not been convicted of any crime or violation. The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.

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