Cops: Man wanted on immigration warrant drove drunk with no license

10/31/2011 9:38 AM |

A Greenport man wanted on an immigration warrant was arrested for driving drunk and without a license after Southold Police received an anonymous tip that he was driving erratically on Route 48 in Cutchogue Sunday night, police said.

Juan Hernandez-Huertas, 27, of Linnet Street was stopped shortly before 8  p.m. and police said he was found to be intoxicated.

He was charged with DWI, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and failure to submit to roadside sobriety test. He was also cited for driving with a cracked windshield.

Police said they later discovered Mr. Hernandez-Huertes was wanted on an active immigration warrant.

He was held at police headquarters overnight for arraignment.