(Port Jefferson Station, NY) Suffolk County Police, New York State Police, Suffolk County Parks Police and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police arrested eleven people during an overnight sobriety checkpoint and saturation patrol in Port Jefferson Station between 11pm and 3am from Friday night to Saturday morning, August 30-31.
Suffolk County Highway Patrol and Sixth Precinct officers, assisted by New York State Troopers, Suffolk County Parks Police and Metropolitan Transportation Authority police officers, conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Route 25A in Port Jefferson Station.
This operation was conducted for the prevention of injuries and fatalities associated with driving while intoxicated, particularly during the beginning of the Labor Day weekend. A total of 976 vehicles went through the checkpoint.
The following people were charged with Driving While Intoxicated:
Robert Male, 33, of 86 Middle Island Ave., Medford
Stephen Walsh, 50, of 74 Oneida Ave., South Setauket
Jessie Kemp, 26, Of 1015 Avalon Pines Drive, Coram
Alexandria Heller, 21, of 150 Hawthorne St., Mastic
Nicholas Azzara, 18, of 18 Soundview Drive, Shoreham
George Torres, 78, of 1050 Hillsboro Mile, Hillsboro Beach, Florida
Sabrina Brown, 35, of 165 Poospatuck Lane, Mastic
Christina Harris, 29, of 9 Duck Hill Road, Coram
John Farrell, 23, of 29 Commodore Circle, Port Jefferson
The following person was charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol:
Joseph Jackson, 24, of 195 Claywood Drive, Brentwood
The following person was charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs:
Harry Themann, 55, of 12 Wrana St., Medford
All of the above individuals were scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on August 31.