Southold PD reports pair of traffic-related arrests Sunday

02/01/2015 5:45 PM |

A 37-year-old Riverhead woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated and driving with a suspended license early Sunday morning, Southold Town police said. 

Paula Valencia was observed driving her 2003 Mazda sedan eastbound on Route 25 in Mattituck shortly after 2 a.m. when police say she failed to maintain her lane of travel.

Ms. Valencia, who was driving with a suspended license, was found to have an odor of alcoholic beverage on her breath, slurred speech, blood-shot eyes and was unsteady on her feet, police said. She failed several on-site sobriety tests.

She was held at police headquarters for a morning arraignment, police said.

• A 38-year-old Mattituck man with no driver’s license and a past DWI arrest was arrested on a bench warrant from Southold Town Justice Court Sunday, police said.

Olegario Boch was caught after he was pulled over for a traffic infraction on Route 48 in Cutchogue about 10 a.m., police said.

He was arrested, issued a ticket and held for arraignment.

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