Arrest: Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs (DWAI)
12/05/19: At approximately 1:40 AM, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Miguel Santin, 17, of Bay Shore, NY, for driving while ability impaired by drugs (DWAI) on Sunrise Highway in Islip, NY. Mr. Santin was pulled over for not staying in his lane of travel and for failing to signal a lane change. The defendant demonstrated clues while performing standardized field sobriety tests indicating he was impaired and was unsafe to operate a motor vehicle safely. Mr. Santin was arrested and transported to the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Station 17 for processing. He was asked to submit to a chemical breath and blood test and refused. Mr. Santin was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs.
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