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Scott Finkelstein, 59, of Medford was arrested on July 20 and charged with misdemeanor DWI by Westhampton Beach Village Police. Police said they noticed him driving west on Montauk Highway at about 10:22 that night with his vehicle’s trunk open as he crossed out of his lane. During an interview, police said, he exhibited red glassy eyes and the scent of alcohol on his breath, then failed roadside sobriety tests.
Brett Miller, 29, of Wading River was charged with driving while ability impaired by the combined influence of drugs and alcohol on July 19. Southampton Town Police were alerted to a white Ford F-350 driving east with the driver slumped over the wheel on Montauk Highway in Water Mill. They found the vehicle had been involved in a single-car accident and the driver sitting on the rear bumper, according to the police report, and “The defendant stated he was driving and got into an accident, but ‘it’s no big deal, I don’t remember exactly what happened.’” Police noted he had glassy, watery eyes, the odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath, unequal pupils, and was unsteady on his feet, using the vehicle to brace himself while walking.
Salvador Dejesusurbano, 26, of Hampton Bays, faces a count of felony DWI following a crash on North Road in Hampton Bays on July 25. Southampton Town Police were called to the scene by an area resident who reported hearing a loud crash outside his home and finding an overturned vehicle in his front yard. Two bystanders pulled the driver from the vehicle. Arresting officers reported the driver had slurred speech, glassy eyes, and performed poorly on standard field sobriety tests. Felony DWI is lodged if a driver has had an alcohol-related conviction any time during the previous decade.
Gerber Alexis Lopez Garcia, 26, of Flanders, New York, was charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, and while possessing open alcoholic beverages in his vehicle, a violation, on July 26. Southampton Town Police said that at approximately 6:27 p.m., they received a report of a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of County Road 105 and Flanders Road in Riverside. The victim reported that she was rear-ended and the other motorist left the scene of the accident. She followed him and got him to stop and await the police. Subsequently, a patrol unit responded and interviewed both driver. The investigation revealed that the motorist that had left the scene was driving drunk, police said.
Omar N. Anis, 25, of Medford, New Jersey, was arrested on July 18, at 11:07 p.m., and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor. According to East Hampton Town Police, around 10:40 p.m. Mr. Anis was driving a 2013 Jeep on Old Montauk Highway near Cemetery Road in Montauk when he failed to maintain his lane, stopped in the road and reversed into the opposite lane. Police said after pulling him over he appeared intoxicated. He was held for morning arraignment where he was released on his own recognizance.
Evan J. Foulke, 27, of Ocean City, New Jersey, was arrested on Thursday, July 22, at 5:26 p.m. and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, as well as for failing to use the designated lane and passing in a no-passing zone, both violations. According to East Hampton Village Police, they responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident on North Main Street and Hook Mill Road and found Mr. Foulke at the scene, appearing intoxicated. Police said he told them he drank “four beers” and that he did not do well on field sobriety tests. He was arrested and held for arraignment the next day where he was released on his own recognizance.
Diego A. Villalta-Villalta, 31, of East Hampton was arrested on Friday, July 23, at 2:14 a.m. and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor. According to Town Police, around 1:31 a.m., Mr. Villalta-Villalta was driving a 2003 Ford north on Springs Fireplace Road near Queens Lane at a speed of 56 mph in a 40-mph zone. After pulling him over, police said he appeared intoxicated and did not do well on field sobriety tests. He was held for morning arraignment where he was released on his own recognizance.
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