Cops: Two men arrested for driving drunk

05/05/2014 7:12 AM |

Southold Town police car

Southold Police arrested two men Sunday for driving drunk in separate incidents, according to police reports.

Sergio Garcia Belmonte, 31, of Brooklyn was stopped on Route 48 in Greenport just after midnight Sunday for having a tail light out, police said.

Upon interviewing the driver, he appeared to be intoxicated and failed field sobriety tests, according to the report.

Mr. Belmonte was then placed under arrest and transported to headquarters where he was processed and held for arraignment, police said.

A 48-year-old Mattituck man was also arrested for drunken driving Sunday in Mattituck, a report stated.

William Montefusco was heading eastbound on Route 25 near Pacific Street around 7:40 p.m. when he was stopped for not having a front plate on his vehicle, according to police.

Mr. Montefusco was found to be intoxicated and was arrested, according to the report.

He was transported to police headquarters, processed and lodged until his arraignment in the morning.