Suffolk Sheriff's Office arrests 7 people for DWI over holiday weekend

Police say Juan Ochoa was charged with a felony DWI after entering a checkpoint and being arrested Friday in the town of Southampton.

News 12 Staff

Dec 27, 2023, 5:06 PM

Updated 209 days ago

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Seven people are facing charges for driving drunk over the holiday weekend in Suffolk.
Police say Juan Ochoa was charged with a felony DWI after entering a checkpoint and being arrested Friday in the town of Southampton. He has three previous DWI convictions.
That same day, Oscar Flores-Fuentes was arrested after speeding and swerving over the lines on the expressway near Exit 57.
Melissa Ann Essig also failed a sobriety test in Patchogue on Christmas Eve, according to officials.
Police say both Flores-Fuentes and Essig have been charged with aggravated DWI.


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