Man's 2 drinking arrests come hours apart

Police say a Massapequa man was arrested and charged with drunken driving over the weekend - just hours after a similar charge for operating a boat while intoxicated.

Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice says 20-year-old Eric Nelson was arrested Saturday while operating a motor boat on Massapequa Cove. He was released Sunday after posting $5,000 bail.

Authorities say Nelson was then arrested hours later for allegedly driving drunk along Washington Avenue in Seaford.

Nelson is now being held on $25,000 bail.

Prosecutors say Nelson was already on probation following a DWI arrest in 2008.

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