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A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Drunk Driving Checkpoints To Be Set Up Across New York State Over Holiday Weekend

Bar and restaurant owners, along with local officials, urge people to choose a designated driver before heading out for the night or take a taxi home.

11/27/2013

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Twelve Arrested At Long Island Sobriety Checkpoint

The DUI suspects ranged in age from23 to 52, the two men arrested for DWAI were Mathew Russo, 23, of Mount Sinai and John Emig, 26, of Islip Terrace.

06/15/2013

Boats docked - Huntington, NY - May 31, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

First-Ever Suffolk County Boaters’ Sobriety Checkpoint Leads To Two Arrests

Suffolk County police held their first-ever Boating While Intoxicated sobriety checkpoint, leading to the arrests of two people. The checkpoint, conducted by the Marine Bureau and Highway Patrol Bureau, was near Sandspit Marina in Patchogue.

08/26/2012

A Suffolk County police car is seen on Ocean Parkway - Apr 5, 2011 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

Thirteen People Arrested Inside Of Four Hours At DWI Checkpoint On Long Island

A sobriety checkpoint on Long Island conducted by the Suffolk County Police, New York State Police, and MTA Police netted thirteen arrests on Friday night and Saturday morning.

07/14/2012