Dix Hills Man Arrested for Driving with 49 License Suspensions, Cops Say


SCPD: Ralph Knowles, 56, was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

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SCPD arrested Ralph Knowles of Dix Hills, 56, for driving with over 40 license suspensions.

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North Amityville, NY - June 29, 2018 - Suffolk County Police arrested a Dix Hills man for driving with more than 40 license suspensions in North Amityville on Friday, June 29.
A First Precinct police officer observed a man driving a 2010 Dodge caravan westbound on Francine Avenue that failed to yield at the intersection of County Line Road at 1:43 p.m. The officer initiated a traffic stop and upon further investigation it was determined that the driver, Ralph Knowles, was driving with a license that had been suspended 49 times on 11 different dates.
Knowles, 56, of Dix Hills, was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 1st Degree. He will be held overnight at the First Precinct and scheduled for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip on June 30.
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