Cops: Former Greenport school superintendent charged with DWI

The former superintendent of the Greenport School District was arrested for driving drunk just around the block from the school he used to oversee Friday evening.

Charles Kozora, 64, of Greenport was charged with driving while intoxicated as a misdemeanor at 7:46 p.m. on Moores Lane in Greenport after he was stopped for a traffic violation and found to be intoxicated, Southold Town Police said.

He was taken to police headquarters and held for a Saturday morning arraignment.

Mr. Kozora, a former Suffolk Times Educator of the Year, was the superintendent at Greenport for 18 years before retiring in 2009.