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13 People Arrested at Sobriety Checkpoint on L.I.

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Suffolk County Police, New York State Police and New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police said they arrested 13 people during an overnight sobriety checkpoint on Long Island.  

The three agencies conducted a sobriety checkpoint on southbound Route 110 in Huntington Station. The operation was conducted to prevent injuries and fatalities that come with driving while intoxicated.  

Officials said 662 vehicles went through the checkpoint that began on Friday night at 11:10 p.m. to Saturday at 3 a.m. 

The following people were charged with Driving While Intoxicated: 

  • David Knesich, 35, of 15 Goldfield St., Melville
  • Timothy Deegan, 43, of 10 Warrenton Court, Huntington
  • Juan Crespin, 35, of 63 Tower St., Huntington Station
  • Cecelia Symes, 41, of 23 Elgin Road, Amity Harbor
  • Justina Kabala, 20, of 3125 Tibbett Ave., Apt. 2B, Bronx
  • George LaFlare, 30, of 215 South 14th St., Lindenhurst
  • Patricia Cahill, 67, of 75 Boulevard Ave., Greenlawn
  • Carlos Miranda, 31, of 118 East 3rd St., Huntington Station
  • Marc Brenner, 55, of 10 Wood Ave., Greenlawn
  • Kyle Seliger, 21, of 26 Village Way, Smithtown
  • David Guardado, 28, of 18 East 19th St., Huntington Station
  • Anthony Long, 24, of 12 Homewood Lane, Dix Hills 

Barry Tuma, 48, of 723 Keith Lane, West Islip, was arrested for Driving While Ability Impaired by the Combined Influence of Drugs and Alcohol.  

Tuma was also charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana after he was checked by a Suffolk County Drug Detection dog. 

All of those charged will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on July 14.

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