Cops: Man from Australia arrested on DWI charges in Laurel

A 48-year-old man from Australia was arrested early Sunday morning on drunken driving charges in Laurel, Southold Town police said. 

Francis O’Toole was driving a 2001 Chevrolet westbound on Route 25 just before 1 a.m. when police observed him speeding, officials said.

After he was pulled over, police say they found him to be intoxicated.

Mr. O’Toole was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated and speeding, police said.

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