DWI Arrest

Updated: Sep 3, 2019

At approximately 10:02 PM Suffolk County Sheriff Deputies arrested James Petrella, 24, of Wading River, NY, for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). Mr. Petrella was pulled over at exit 67 on the LIE for driving 91 MPH in a 55 MPH zone. He failed a field sobriety test and admitted to drinking 5 beers before driving. He subsequently submitted to a chemical breath test at the Sheriff’s Office where he was found to have a .13 BAC. Mr. Petrella was also in possession of a jar of marijuana in his car. Upon transporting Mr. Petrella to Riverhead, he threatened deputies with assault and bodily injury.

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