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Southampton blotter: Drunk and asleep at the wheel

04/23/2016 12:00 PM |

A 31-year-old man was arrested on a drug charge in Flanders on Sunday.

Anthony McCoy of Flanders was reportedly seen pouring a Four Loko malt beverage into a 7-Eleven Big Gulp cup at around 3 a.m. on Silver Brook Drive and he then threw the empty can on the ground. He was searched during his arrest and was found to be in possession of a PCP-dipped cigarette, police said.

He was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor, and two violations.

• A Riverhead man was arrested for drunken driving in Flanders on Sunday.

Marvin Cojoncan, 25, was traveling north on Flanders Road at around 6 a.m. and couldn’t stay in his lane, officials said. He allegedly had glassy eyes, smelled of alcohol, performed poorly on standard field sobriety tests and failed a pre-screen breath test.

He was charged with misdemeanor DWI and two traffic violations.

• Police arrested a 30-year-old man for driving with a suspended license in Riverside last Wednesday.

Jose L. Tocay of Riverhead was allegedly stopped on Old Quogue Road at around 6 p.m. for having tinted windows. Police then learned that he had a suspended license for a previous alcohol-related incident and that he was driving without a court-operated interlock device.

Mr. Tocay was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and operating a vehicle without an interlock device, all misdemeanors.

• Police arrested a Jamesport man for driving with a suspended license in Hampton Bays last Tuesday.

Marcel Velez-Velin, 33, was stopped on Montauk Highway at around 7:10 p.m. for reportedly talking on his cellphone while driving when police learned he had a suspended license. He was also found to be in possession of marijuana, police said.

He was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor, and multiple violations.

• A Riverhead man was arrested in Northampton Friday for driving with a suspended license.

Matthew Christopher, 26, was seen driving with defective tail lamps at around 9:50 p.m. on Moriches-Riverhead Road. Police later learned that he had his license revoked and suspended, officials said.

He was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor, and two traffic violations.

• Police arrested a Riverhead man for driving without a license in East Quogue on Saturday.

Luis Huareya, 41, was reportedly traveling northbound on Lewis Road at around 1 p.m. when police learned that his license was suspended in February 2013.

He was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor.

• A Riverhead woman was arrested for driving with a suspended license in Shinnecock Hills on Saturday.

Maria Dominguez, 29, was allegedly stopped for a traffic infraction on County Road 39 at around 7:30 p.m. when she was found to be driving with a suspended license.

She was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor, and two traffic violations.

• Police arrested a Center Moriches man for drunken driving in Riverside on Sunday.

Carlos Chipix, 33, was allegedly seen asleep behind the wheel of a running car at around 3:20 a.m. on Pine Street. Police said he performed poorly on a roadside sobriety test.

He was charged with driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI with a blood alcohol content of .18 or higher, both misdemeanors, and multiple traffic violations.

• An East Patchogue man was arrested for driving with a suspended license in Riverside last Wednesday.

John Michielli, 45, was driving near the traffic circle at around 2:30 p.m. when he was allegedly stopped for having tinted windows and an expired inspection. A DMV check revealed that he had eight suspensions on his license, police said.

He was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor, and multiple traffic violations.

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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