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State police blotter: Three arrested for drunk driving

11/09/2015 8:57 AM |

According to a state police release, three men were arrested for driving drunk in the Riverhead area over the past week.

All three were ultimately released from custody with a future court date.

In the first incident, State troopers said 50-year-old Wade Turpin of Ridge was pulled over for speeding on Route 25 east of Route 25A in Riverhead last Monday. Police discovered he was intoxicated and arrested him for misdemeanor DWI at the scene, according to a news release.

On Tuesday, a Mastic Beach man was also arrested, state police said.

Zaza Gurgenidze, 22, was pulled over on Riverleigh Ave in Riverside for driving with illegally tinted windows. Troopers determined he was driving drunk and charged him with misdemeanor DWI, police said.

The last reported DWI arrest came on Saturday, when a Glendale man was arrested after a crash at the Riverside traffic circle.

Police said the vehicle of 66-year-old Thomas Coyne collided with another car. Troopers investigated the accident and found Mr. Coyne was driving drunk.

He was charged with DWI and released from custody, police said.

 

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