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Southampton Blotter: Unlicensed driver charged with DWI in Flanders

05/07/2017 5:45 AM |

An unlicensed Flanders man was caught driving drunk early Monday morning on Flanders Road and his passenger was arrested on drug charges, according to a Southampton Town police report.

Jorge Cabrera, 35, was pulled over around 3 a.m. for failing to maintain his lane and driving with a broken rear passenger tail light, officials said.

Mr. Cabrera was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, driving while intoxicated with a prior conviction within 10 years, operating a vehicle without a license and two traffic violations, police said.

His passenger, Gustavo Perez-Cabrera, 24, of Flanders was found to be in possession of a small, clear bag containing cocaine, the report states.

Mr. Perez-Cabrera was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, officials said.

• According to New York State Police, Carlos Reyes, 31, of Riverhead was charged with driving while intoxicated Sunday following a traffic stop on Flanders Road in Flanders. He is due back in Southampton Justice Court May 15, police said.

• Edy Ventura-Perez, 27, of Westhampton Beach was arrested Sunday and charged with driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop on Main Road in Riverhead, police said.

• Dionicio Alvarado, 28, of Riverhead was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle around 9 p.m. Saturday on Old Quogue Road in Riverside, police said. After police stopped Mr. Alvarado for a traffic infraction, they discovered he did not have a license and his non-driver identification was suspended, authorities said.

• Michael Green, 46, of Westhampton Beach was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle around 2:30 p.m. Friday on Old Riverhead Road in Flanders, officials said. After Mr. Green was pulled over police also discovered he was driving with an expired inspection, officials 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 The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.

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