Cops: Greenport man arrested for DWI after knocking down utility poles

A Greenport man was charged with DWI after crashing into a speed limit sign and knocking down two utility poles on Main Street in Greenport early Saturday morning, according to Southold Town Police.

Michael Butts, 53, was transported to Eastern Long Island Hospital where he is being held while awaiting arraignment, police said.

The accident occurred just after 2 a.m. Saturday.