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Southampton DWI Arrests for the Week of September 22

William Lituma Cajamarca, 31, of Sag Harbor faces a DWI charge under Leandra’s Law, which increases the charge to a felony when a motorist is driving drunk with a child in the vehicle. In this case, according to Westhampton Beach Village Police, a 4-year-old was sitting in the lap of a front-seat passenger, adding to the arrest a ticket for failing to have the child in a car seat as required. He was initially pulled over for a lane violation on Potunk Lane at 4:40 p.m. on August 18, then performed poorly on roadside sobriety assessments, police said.

Irene Zimmerman, 35, of Brooklyn was stopped on South Road in Westhampton Beach for a lane violation on August 19 just before 11 p.m. Westhampton Village Police said the subsequent investigation led to a misdemeanor DWI charge.

Kevin Penaloza Alpala, 24, of East Hampton faces a misdemeanor DWI count following a traffic stop on September 16. Responding to a call reporting a reckless driver on Montauk Highway in Water Mill, Southampton Town Police located the vehicle in Sagaponack failing to maintain its lane. The driver exhibited characteristics of intoxication and performed poorly on roadside sobriety tests, police said.

James Crabill, 33, of Hampton Bays was pulled over on September 14 for a lane violation on Tuckahoe Road in Shinnecock Hills. According to Southampton Town Police, he kept driving despite the arresting officer activating his lights and sirens. Once he did stop, the driver displayed traits associated with intoxication, police said. The DWI count is a misdemeanor.