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Southampton blotter: Driver arrested on DWI charges in Flanders

06/19/2016 11:48 AM |

Southampton Town police arrested a Bay Shore woman for aggravated driving while intoxicated in Flanders last Wednesday.

Around 2:45 p.m., Noreen Domanico, 54, was sitting in the driver’s seat of a car on Westhampton-Riverhead Road that had been reported to police as being on fire, officials said. When police arrived, the car wasn’t on fire but reportedly had a blown radiator. Ms. Domanico allegedly smelled like alcohol and had slurred speech, no balance and bloodshot, glassy eyes. She performed poorly on a pre-screening breath test and was arrested for DWI and taken to headquarters to be processed, officials said. Her dog, which was in the car, was taken to Animal Control and the car was towed, police said.

Ms. Domanico was charged with aggravated DWI and driving while intoxicated, both misdemeanors, police said.

• A Southampton man was arrested Sunday for criminal mischief in Flanders, police said.

Carl Morgan, 50, allegedly kicked in a door at a Maple Avenue home around 8:45 a.m., causing damage to the frame and molding.

Mr. Morgan was charged with criminal mischief with intent to damage property, a misdemeanor.

• Police arrested a Riverhead woman for driving with a suspended license in Shinnecock Hills last Tuesday.

Lisa Hynds, 37, was stopped for speeding on Sunrise Highway around 10:20 a.m., when police learned her license was suspended in October 2015 for a DWI, Southampton Town police said. She was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor, and a traffic violation.

• A Riverhead woman was arrested for driving without a license in Riverside last Thursday.

Neyda Rodriquez-Estrada, 35, was involved in a car accident on Flanders Road and Cross River Drive around 9:25 a.m. in which minor injuries were sustained, officials said. Police determined that Ms. Rodriquez-Estrada failed to yield while making a left turn from Route 24 onto Route 105 when she collided with another car, police said. A DMV check at the scene showed that she only has a Maryland permit as well as a summons from June 2011 for failing to appear in court, officials said.

Ms. Rodriquez-Estrada was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor, and two traffic violations.

• Police arrested a Riverhead man for driving with a suspended license in Sagaponack last Thursday.

Francisco Salguero, 45, was headed west on Sagaponack Road going 40 mph in a 15 mph school zone around 8:55 a.m., officials said. An officer followed the car along Parsonage Lane, where Mr. Salguero was driving 40 mph in a 25 mph zone, officials said. The officer pulled the car over and learned that Mr. Salguero reportedly had a suspended license and bench warrant following a DWI offense in July 2010.

He was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor, and brought to court on the bench warrant.

• The exterior of a woman’s car was reportedly damaged last Tuesday after it was parked outside a unit at Peconic View Mobile Home Park in Flanders. In addition, police said, 40 Clonazepam pills were removed from inside the vehicle.

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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