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Quogue Police Log: New Year's Crash Leads to DWI Arrest

Quogue police reports from Dec. 18 through Jan. 3.

The following information was supplied by the Quogue Village Police Department. A criminal charge is only an accusation and does not indicate guilt.

• Quogue police report that on Jan. 1 at 4:55 a.m. they charged Alexander McKillop, 21, of East Quogue with DWI, a misdemeanor, after he crashed into a guard rail on Montauk Highway. McKillop, who was alone in the car, was further charged with having an open alcohol container, unlawful possession of marijuana and improper lane use, all violations. He was taken to the hospital for minor injuries and released on an appearance ticket. McKillop is due in court on Jan. 7.

• On Dec. 24, both the driver and the passenger of a car that was pulled over at 1:10 a.m. on Montuak Highway were charged. Quogue police said the driver, Tyler Manning, 18, of Flushing failed to stop at a stop sign and was cited for driving while impaired by drugs, a misdemeanor, as well as possession of a forged instrument, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

His passenger, Sarah Lamorte, 18, of Quogue, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor. Police said she had a bag of cocaine. She was also charged with possession of a forged instrument, a misdemeanor.

• On Dec. 21, Quogue police charged John Stewart, 40, of Kings Park, for reckless driving after his care careened off Montauk Highway. Police said he was charged earlier in the day with a similar charge by Suffolk County Police. Quogue police said prior to his arrested they witnessed him speeding, crossing a double yellow line and making an unsafe lane change. Police said he lost control of his car while driving in excess of 80 miles an hour. He was released on $250 bail.

• On Dec. 18 at 10:13 a.m. police charged Sheldon Dasent, 46, of Brookyn for criminal possession of a forged instrument, a felony. Police say Dasent presented police with a fake Maryland driver's licence in an attempt to hide his identity. Police said he was initially pulled over on County Road 104 for speeding. He was additionally charged with aggravated unlicensed, a misdemeanor.

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