Arrest: Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated
12/06/19: At approximately 1:38 AM, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Meghan Matthews, 40, of East Islip, NY, for driving while intoxicated (DWI). Ms. Matthews was observed on Bay Shore Avenue in Bay Shore, NY, where she failed to signal a right turn. She then failed to stop, move over, or yield for a marked Sheriff’s unit with active emergency lights until sirens were also active. The defendant demonstrated clues while performing standardized field sobriety tests indicating she was intoxicated. Ms. Matthews was arrested and transported to the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Station 1 for processing. She submitted to a chemical breath test resulting in a .22 BAC. Ms. Matthews was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated, and vehicle and traffic infractions.
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