• Suffolk County Sheriff

Arrest: Driving While Intoxicated

01/20/20: At approximately 1:26 AM, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Hector Penagos, 71, of Glen Cove, NY, for driving while intoxicated (DWI). Mr. Penagos was traveling westbound on the Long Island Expressway in Islip, NY, where he was observed travelling 80 MPH in a posted 55 MPH zone, failing to maintain his lane of travel, and failing to use his turn signal when entering the LIE and when changing lanes. The defendant demonstrated clues while performing standardized field sobriety tests indicating he was intoxicated. Mr. Penagos was charged with driving while intoxicated and various vehicle and traffic laws.

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