Cops: Brooklyn man charged with DWI in Southold

A Brooklyn man with a prior DWI conviction was caught driving drunk in Southold Friday night, Southold Town police said.

Athanasios Spinthourakis Jr., 57, was observed quickly switching in and out lanes on Route 48 near Hortons Lane just before 9 p.m., police said. Mr. Spinthourakis failed several roadside sobriety tests and was he arrested and charged with misdemeanor DWI.

His 2013 Mini Cooper was seized and towed to police headquarters due to a prior conviction for DWI, police said.