A New Hyde Park resident was one of 12 people arrested at an overnight sobriety checkpoint and saturation patrol in Port Jefferson Station Friday night.
Tamela Laboy, 29, of New Hyde Park, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.
Suffolk County Highway Patrol and Sixth Precinct officers, assisted by New York State Troopers, and Suffolk County Parks Police officers, conducted a sobriety checkpoint at Route 25A and Route 112. This operation was conducted for the prevention of injuries and fatalities associated with driving while intoxicated, particularly during the Labor Day holiday weekend. A total of 1,002 vehicles went through the checkpoint. One vehicle was seized under Suffolk County law for repeat DWI offenses.
The following people were charged with Driving While Intoxicated:
- James Conte, 35, of Sound Beach
- Gary Scholz, 51, of Saint James
- Michael West, 25, of Mastic Beach
- Anthony Capri, 49, of East Moriches
- Nelson Marty, 41 of Coram
- Janine Fitts, 47, of Coram
- Tamela Laboy, 29, of New Hyde Park
- Kristen Conrad, 23, of Mount Sinai
- Michael Suskevich, 24, of Southold
- Christopher Edwards, 33, of Stony Brook
- Douglas McDonough, 24, of Selden
Deborah Papetti, 22, of Lake Grove, was arrested for Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs. Papetti was also charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.
The above individuals will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on September 1.
These charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.