Man accused of wrong-way DWI on Southern State

BAY SHORE - ? Police have arrested a man for allegedly driving the wrong way drunk in Suffolk County this morning. Police say they got calls around 2:30 a.m. about a driver going the wrong way on the Southern State Parkway. Troopers pulled over John Brooks, 28, near Carlton Avenue in North Bay Shore near exit 42. According to police, Brooks admitted taking prescription drugs earlier in the evening and failed sobriety tests. Brooks was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs.

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