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"Special Statement" ...Major outbreak of cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall close to zero in and around New York City...and zero to 5 below across Long Island...interior northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 25 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. 1127 am EST Thu Feb 11 2016 ...Major outbreak of cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall close to zero in and around New York City...and zero to 5 below across Long Island...interior northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 25 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. -- Thursday Feb.11 16,11:48 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Six People Arrested at Sobriety Checkpoint in Port Jefferson Station

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The checkpoint was on Route 25A from Sunday, August 31 at 7:40 p.m. to Monday, September 1 at 12 a.m.

Port Jefferson Station, NY - September 1, 2014 - Suffolk County Police, assisted by the New York State Police and the Metropolitan Transit Authority, arrested 6 people during an overnight Sobriety Checkpoint in the Port Jefferson Station area.   

Police officers from the Suffolk County Highway Patrol Bureau, along with New York State Troopers and officers from the Metropolitan Transit Authority, conducted a Sobriety Checkpoint on Rt. 25A in Port Jefferson Station.  The operation was conducted for the prevention of injuries and fatalities associated with driving while intoxicated, particularly during the Labor Day Weekend. A total of 1,467 vehicles went through the checkpoint.

The following people were charged with Driving While Intoxicated:

  • Amy Klem, 29, of 194 Riverside Avenue, Mastic Beach
  • Jose Rauda, 29, of 191 Mark Tree Road., Centereach
  • Dorothy Neilsen, 49, of 41 Washington Street, Setauket
  • Joseph Laterra, 19, of 6 Powderhorn Lane, Selden
  • Kirk Judson, 55, of 65 Joline Road, Port Jefferson Station

The following person was charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs 

  • Craig Miller, 31, of 4607 Town House Drive, Coram

Neilsen will be arraigned on September 10, 2014 at First District Court in Central Islip.  The rest of the above individuals are scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court this morning.

A criminal charge is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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