Cops: Drunk driver was vomiting outside open car door

09/20/2014 3:59 PM |

A drunk Greenport man was arrested and charged with a number of citations, among them DWI, after police said he pulled his car over to the side of the road Thursday afternoon and was witnessed vomiting from the open driver’s side door.

According to police, 30-year-old Armando Chua Sandoval had been driving his 1999 Volkswagon sedan eastbound on Route 25 just before 2 p.m. on Thursday when he pulled over to the shoulder. Police said he was observed “vomiting from the open drivers’ door of his vehicle” and was later found to be intoxicated.

Police later found that he was operating an unregistered vehicle, he had improper plates and he was uninsured, along with several violations. He was charged with aggravated DWI, aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree, having an unregistered vehicle, having an uninsured vehicle, and having improper license plates.