Cops: Flanders man arrested on felony DWI charges

A Flanders man with a revoked driver’s license was arrested Monday in Mattituck on felony drunken driving charges, Southold Town police said.

Gilberto Velasquez-Vargas, 31, was driving near the intersection of Route 48 and Westphalia Road shortly before 7 a.m. when police pulled him over for an undisclosed traffic violation and was found to be intoxicated, officials said. Police also found he was driving with a revoked license stemming from a previous DWI charge, officials said.

Mr. Velasquez-Vargas was charged Monday with DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, police said. He was transported to police headquarters, processed and held for arraignment, officials said.