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Cops: Unlicensed driver charged with DWI after leaving scene of crash

03/27/2016 10:34 AM |

An unlicensed driver from Riverhead was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident in which he had been driving drunk in Flanders early Saturday morning, according to a Southampton Town police press release.

Police said Anibal Cardona-Yoc, 34, had been involved in a crash at the intersection of Flanders Road and County Road 105 when he fled the scene.

He was located at about 3:30 a.m. on Ludlam Avenue in Riverside and found to be in an intoxicated condition, police said.

Mr. Cardona-Yoc was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Leaving the Scene of an Incident Without Reporting and third-degree unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, all misdemeanors, police said. He was cited for passing a red light.

Mr. Cardona-Yoc was held for a morning arraignment, police said.