A 45-year-old East Hampton man was arrested for DWI and other charges in Riverside early Saturday after police spotted his car speeding along Flanders Road, Southampton Town police said.
Cops stopped Edwardo Morgado-Rodriguez just after 1 a.m. and found him to be intoxicated, officials said.
He was arrested and also charged with speeding, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and other traffic violations.
A Flanders man is facing aggravated DWI and drug charges after he was arrested for driving through Flanders without headlights on early Saturday, town police said.
Fernando Hernandez Reyes, 28, drove south on Flanders Road without his lights on about 12:50 a.m. and turned onto Oak Avenue without signaling, according to a police report.
Police pulled Mr. Hernandez Reyes over and found he was intoxicated, police said. An officer searched him at the scene and found he had a “quantity of cocaine” in his possession, according to the report.
A later chemical test revealed his blood alcohol content was .18 percent, police said.
He was charges with aggravated DWI, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and several traffic violations, police said.
Southampton Town police arrested three men in three separate incidents early on Sunday and Monday mornings on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol in the Flanders-Riverside area.
According to police, Margarito Morales, 35, of Riverhead, was arrested on charges of DWI and several other vehicle and traffic violations about 1:45 a.m. after he was caught driving drunk on Lake Avenue in Riverside.
James Bennett, 25, of Flanders, was charged with DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the first degree, a felony. Bennett was arrested shortly after 5:15 a.m. on Flanders Road in Flanders.
On Monday, East Hampton resident Francisco Moctezuma, 47, was arrested on a DWI charge after being pulled over on Flanders Road in Flanders just before 5 a.m.
Police said all three were arraigned in Southampton Town Justice Court.
Correction: An earlier version of this article stated that all three arrests were on Monday morning.
A Farmingville man was arrested on driving while intoxicated and drug possession charges Sunday after he drove away from police near a Northampton bowling alley, Southampton Town police said.
Louis Marcello, 43, was seen “parked suspiciously” behind Wildwood Bowl in Northampton in a Chevrolet pick-up truck about 4:50 p.m., according to a police report. But when the officer approached Mr. Marcello’s truck, he fled, the report states.
Mr. Marcello was pulled over a short distance away on Lakeview Drive for failing to stay in his lane, police said. Mr. Marcello was interviewed by police and had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, and “a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage upon [his] breath,” according to the report.
He also was unsteady on his feet and failed a breath test with a .11 percent blood alcohol content, police said. The officer also found an open 12-ounce bottle of Blue Point beer in the truck’s cup holder and “what is believed to be cocaine” in the car, police said.
Mr. Marcello was arrested and charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, DWI, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and two violations, police said.
A Rocky Point man was arrested for drunken driving early Saturday after police spotted him driving into oncoming traffic in Riverside, Southampton Town police said.
Paul Becker, 49, was seen driving in and out of his lane on Flanders Road near Old Quogue Road about 1:05 a.m., according to a police statement. A police officer pulled over Mr. Becker on the roadway and found he was “operating in an intoxicated condition,” the statement reads.
He was arrested at the scene and charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, police said.
A 41-year-old Central Islip man was arrested for driving while intoxicated in Riverside Thursday night, Southampton Town police said.
Luis A. Sura was stopped for a traffic infraction about 9:56 p.m. on Flanders Road, police said. He was determined to be intoxicated, police said, and was arrested on the scene and transported to headquarters to be held for arraignment.
An unlicensed Flanders man was charged with driving while intoxicated at 9:30 a.m. Sunday when his vehicle nearly collided with several cars parked along the street where he lives, Southampton Town Police said.
Fredy Lopez, 24, was arrested on Silverbrook Drive, where police said he was driving with an open container.
He was charged with aggravated DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and ticketed for driving with an open container, police said.
He was processed at Southampton Town headquarters where he is being held overnight for a Monday morning arraignment.
A Flanders man with a suspended license was charged with DWI early Sunday morning after he was observed failing to maintain his lane of travel on County Road 39 in Southampton, police said.
Denis Ramirez, 35, of Flanders was pulled over by police shortly before 1 a.m. and was arrested after officers determined he had been driving drunk, police said. He brought to police headquarters, where he was held overnight pending a Sunday morning arraignment.
In addition to the DWI charge, he was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, police said.