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State Police: Man Busted for DWI After Crashing Car

Another man faces a felony charge after being found with cocaine, police said.

Editor's Note: The following information was provided by the New York State Police Department A criminal charge is an accusation and does not imply a conviction.

A Mattituck man was arrested on Friday after police said he drove drunk and crashed his car, police said.

According to New York State Police, John Edwards, 59, of Mattituck, was charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, after his vehicle was involved in a one-car collision on County Road 104 in Flanders. Edwards was processed and released; he is due back in Southampton Town Justice Court on Feb. 19.

- On Wednesday, a woman, 48, of Riverhead, was arrested for criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a misdemeanor, after New York State police said she was found to be in possession of crack cocaine. She was also charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, police said. The woman was arrested following a stop for speeding on County Road 105 in Flanders; investigation also revealed Brown to be operating on a suspended license, police said. She was processed and released, and is due back in court on Feb. 12.

 - State police said two Holbrook men were arrested after driving erratically on New York State Route 27 in Westhampton. According to police, Louis Faiella, 55, and John  Greene, 48, were both arrested after police said both were operating separate vehicles westbound and were  observed to be cutting in front of one another. Faiella was charged with driving while Ability impaired by alcohol, a misdemeanor, and Greene was arrested for driving while intoxicated, police said. Both men are due back in court on Feb. 19.

- Riverhead resident Mirana Burwell was arrested on Saturday after police said she was caught driving while intoxicated on County Road 58 in Riverhead. She was charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, and is slated to return to court in Riverhead on Feb. 19, police said..

- Mattituck resident Raymond Neighley, 56, was arrested on Saturday and charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree — cocaine — a felony, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, after state police said he was stopped on County Road 105 in Riverhead for speeding and having an "inadequate headlight." Investigation revealed Neighley to be intoxicated and to also be in possession of the narcotics, police said. Neighley was transported to the Suffolk County Correctional Center and held for arraignment in the Town of Riverhead Court, police said.  

 

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