Cops: NYC man charged with driving drunk at Riverside traffic circle

A New York City man was arrested for drunken driving early Tuesday when he was pulled over for not giving the right of way to cars in the Riverside traffic circle, Southampton Town police said.

Jean Marc Choffel, 41, was seen driving on Flanders Road about 1:25 a.m. and failing to “yield the right of way to other vehicles in the circle,” according to a police statement. Police pulled over Mr. Choffel and found he was intoxicated.

He was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, and a traffic violation, police said. He was taken to police headquarters and held for morning arraignment.

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Southampton, Hampton Bays Police station