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Cops: Unlicensed driver caught drunk on Flanders Road

An unlicensed Calverton man was arrested early Sunday morning after he was caught driving drunk in Riverside, Southampton Town police said. 

Alejandro Ruiz Cortez, 27, was observed leaving his lane of travel on Flanders Road shortly after 1 a.m., police said.

After he was stopped, police said they found him to be intoxicated. He was arrested and transported to Southampton Town police headquarters, where he was held for a Sunday morning arraignment.

He was charged with misdemeanor DWI and issued violations for operating without a license, operating without an exhaust system and moving from a lane unsafely, police said in a press release.