Three DWI arrests reported by Southold Town police

10/19/2014 10:57 AM |

Southold Town Police announced three drunken driving arrests in press releases issued Sunday morning. 

• A 67-year-old Southold woman with a prior DWI conviction was arrested after a police received a phone call saying she was swerving into oncoming traffic nearly causing several head-on collisions, police said.

Ruth Mushcamp was arrested at 8:38 p.m. Saturday on Silver Colt Road in Cutchogue, police said. (Editor’s Note: It was not clear from the press release which road Ms. Mushcamp was traveling on when police were notified, though it was stated that she was headed east and crossed into westbound traffic. Silver Colt Road connects to Route 48. A duty officer could not clarify Sunday morning.)

Ms. Mushcamp was charged with a felony DWI after failing several roadside sobriety tests and she was transported to police headquarters where she was held for arraignment, police said. Her vehicle was seized due to the prior conviction.

• A 42-year-old Mattituck man was arrested after he was observed crossing the double yellow lines on Westphalia Road in Mattituck late Saturday night.

Andrzej Wojtas was traveling northbound on Westphalia Road near Youngs Avenue when he was stopped, police said. The odor of alcohol was detected on his breath, police said.

He was charged with a felony DWI after failing several roadside sobriety tests and was transported to police headquarters where he was held overnight for arraignment, police said

• A 25-year-old Greenport man who was stopped for speeding along Route 48 near Albertson Lane was arrested after he was found to be driving drunk shortly after midnight Sunday morning, police said.

Mynor Gomez was charged with misdemeanor DWI and transported to police headquarters.

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