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DWI Task Force patrols result in multiple arrests in Riverhead, Southampton

The Southampton and Riverhead Town Police Departments conducted extra DWI patrols Saturday night into Sunday as part of the East End DWI Task Force, resulting in multiple arrests.
Three of those arrests were in the Flanders area of Southampton Town.
Police charged Maria Leonor Dominguez, 33, of Riverhead with aggravated driving while intoxicated for driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.18% or more, according to police. She was also charged with several traffic violations. Police said she was stopped after being observed driving south in the center turning lane of Flanders Road and failing to maintain lane and driving on the shoulder.
James Trent, 22, of Flanders was arrested for DWI after being observed driving north on County Road 105 near Route 24 in Flanders without a front tire. Police said he was found to be intoxicated.
Dimas Cartagena-Memjivar, 42, of Riverhead faces two felony charges because he has been previously convicted of DWI. Police said he was observed driving north on Route 24 near Red Creek Road in Flanders and failed to maintain his lane and was driving on the shoulder, north of County Road 31 in Flanders. Police said he was intoxicated and was also required to have an ignition interlock device. He was charged with felony DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, circumventing an interlock device and traffic violations, police said.
Jorse Ajanel-Yac, 34, of Quiogue was charged with DWI and unlicensed operation for failing to maintain his lane in Westhampton, police said.
During the DWI Task Force patrols, which spanned from 8 p.m. Saturday until 4 a.m. Sunday, police noted there were no motor vehicle crashes with injuries reported to police.
“The Southampton Town police would like to thank all of the designated drivers and those who did drink and chose not to drive, for helping make this holiday season safer upon Southampton Town roadways,” police said in a press release.
Riverhead police announced four arrests from two sobriety checkpoints along with targeted DWI enforcement.
Diane Nisler, 61, of Calverton was charged with DWI.
Hector Perez-Rodriguez, 32, of Riverhead was charged with aggravated DWI.
Tiffany Hyatt, 29, of Middle Island was charged with DWI.
Thomas Wolkwitz, 24, of Manorville was charged with DWI alcohol/drugs.
A checkpoint in Calverton also resulted in the location of a 91-year-old Amityville man who was reported missing via Silver Alert. He was returned to his family, police said.
The Task Force was a combined effort from Riverhead officers, New York State police, Suffolk County police and Southold police.