Cops: DWI checkpoints lead to three arrests in Riverhead

A pair of DWI checkpoints led to three arrests in Riverhead Saturday night and early Sunday morning, Riverhead Town Police said.

The checkpoints were set up on Roanoke Avenue just north of Northville Turnpike and on Peconic Avenue, police said.

S. Velazquez-Martinez, 47, of Riverhead and Gavin Glimm, 44, of Hampton Bays were charged with driving while intoxicated. Virgil Horsley, 25, of Riverhead was arrested for driving while ability impaired, police said.

Numerous other violations were handed out as a result of the checkpoint, which ran for six hours beginning at 9:30 p.m. Tickets were issued for unlicensed operation, uninspected vehicle and child restraint violations, police said.