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Six People Arrested at Sobriety Checkpoint

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Suffolk County Police and Suffolk County Parks Police arrested six people and seized two vehicles during a sobriety checkpoint on William Floyd Parkway at Smith Point County Park.

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Shirley, NY - September 2, 2013 - Suffolk County Highway Patrol officers conducted a sobriety checkpoint along with Suffolk County Parks Police on William Floyd Parkway at Smith Point County Park. This operation was conducted for the prevention of injuries and fatalities associated with driving while intoxicated, particularly during the Labor Day weekend. A total of 571 vehicles went through the checkpoint.

The following people were charged with Driving While Intoxicated:

  • David Luce, 28, of 1493 Coates Ave, Holbrook
  • Margaret Long, 56, of 181 Maple Ave., Patchogue
  • Renata Sobocinska, 40, of 309 Tudor La., Middle Island
  • Erin Collins, 41, of 32 Monty Dr., Shirley
  • Jacquelyn Deresky, 22, of 9 Corbin Ave., Shirley

The following person was charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol:

  • Omar Ellis, 38, of 138 Southaven Ave., Mastic

Additionally, two vehicles were seized as a result of these arrests.

The above individuals will be arraigned later today at First District Court in Central Islip.