Cops: Greenport man caught drinking in car

05/09/2011 10:59 AM |

An anonymous call from Washington Street in Greenport led police to a man who was apparently drinking in his car Saturday evening, according to police reports.

Police said they detected the scent of alcohol coming from the parked vehicle when they found Anthony Williams, 59, with a bottle of blackberry brandy on the front seat and several empty beer cans in his car just before 10 p.m.

Police said Mr. Williams failed several field sobriety tests. He was charged with DWI and taken to police headquarters for a morning arraignment.