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19 Summonses Issued, One Person Arrested During Pedestrian Safety Checkpoint in Lindenhurst

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Suffolk County Police have issued 19 summonses and arrested one driver during a pedestrian safety checkpoint in Lindenhurst yesterday.

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19 summonses were issued to 14 motorists. Six of the summonses were issued to motorists who failed to stop at a crosswalk and six were for drivers using cell phones.

Lindenhurst, NY - July 1, 2016 - Suffolk County Police have issued 19 summonses and arrested one driver during a pedestrian safety checkpoint in Lindenhurst yesterday.

Highway Patrol Bureau officers conducted a pedestrian safety checkpoint, in part due to complaints from residents, at the intersection of North Wellwood Avenue and Fremont Street on June 30 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

During the checkpoint, a total of 19 summonses were issued to 14 motorists. Six of the summonses were issued to motorists who failed to stop at a crosswalk and six were for drivers using cell phones. Jesse Stabile, 36, of Lindenhurst, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle. Other summonses issued were for a seatbelt violation, an unregistered vehicle and uninspected vehicles.

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