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Cops: DWI arrests made over holiday weekend

07/04/2016 6:17 AM |

Three people were charged with drunken driving over Fourth of July weekend, including two men who crashed their cars in separate accidents, Southold Town police said.

Gary Herrmann, 57, of Peconic was driving on Adams Street in Greenport shortly before midnight Sunday when he hit a parked car and left the scene, officials said.

Police pulled him over after he was found traveling north on Carroll Avenue in Peconic and veering off the roadway, officials said.

He was charged with driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident and failing to maintain his lane of travel, police said. Mr. Herrmann was held for an arraignment, officials said.

On Saturday, police arrested East Marion resident Wayne Baker after he reportedly crashed his vehicle into a mailbox and rock embankment in Southold, police said.

Mr. Baker, 51, was driving on Anchor Lane around 6:50 p.m. when the accident occurred, officials said. He was charged with driving while intoxicated and held for an arraignment, police said.

A 21-year-old woman was charged with drunken driving Sunday in Greenport, officials said.

Kiersten Weiss, 21, of Plymouth, Vt., was driving near the intersection of Route 25 and Sound Road around 6:40 p.m. when police pulled her over after she was found veering into the shoulder, police said.

Ms. Weiss was charged with driving while intoxicated and failure to maintain her lane of travel, officials said.

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