02/15/15 3:55pm
02/15/2015 3:55 PM

A Riverhead man was arrested on drunken driving charges Sunday after he was caught driving erratically in Mattituck with his 11-month-old child in the car, according to a police press release.

Valentin Garcia, 29, of was driving westbound on Road 48 shortly before 2 a.m. when police observed him changing his lane of travel in an unsafe manner, Southold Town police said.

After he was pulled over, police found him to be intoxicated, officials said.

Mr. Garcia was charged with DWI Leandra’s Law, a felony, and several traffic violations, police said.

02/10/15 11:04pm
02/10/2015 11:04 PM

A Riverhead man was arrested Tuesday after he was caught driving in Southold with a revoked license, Southold Town police said.

Pilar Milton, 26, was pulled over near the intersection of Route 48 and Lipco Road at around 5:15 p.m. after police caught him speeding, officials said.

Mr. Milton was also required to have an interlock device in his car, but police said he did not at the time of his arrest.

He was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and circumventing an interlock device, officials said.

Mr. Milton was released on an appearance ticket to return to Southold Town Justice Court at a later date, police said.

01/04/15 10:38pm
01/04/2015 10:38 PM

A Jamesport man was arrested Sunday on a drunk driving charge in Mattituck, Southold Town police said.

Christopher Eckie, 44, was driving a red Chevy westbound on Route 25 at around 5 p.m. and crossed over the solid white line into the shoulder several times, police said.

Mr. Eckie was charged with driving while intoxicated after he failed sobriety tests, officials said.

He was transported to police headquarters and held for arraignment, police said.