Driver Misses Driveway, Hits Rock and Charged with DWI

Three drunken driving arrests reported this week.

The following information was supplied by the East Hampton Town Police Department and East Hampton Village Police Department. A criminal charge is only an accusation and does not indicate guilt.

• Manuel Chillogalli, 35, was arrested on a misdemeanor DWI charge after he hit a large boulder near his house on Muir Boulevard in East Hampton, town police said. Officers were called to the area at about 9:20 p.m. They found the driver in a wooded area near his 2004 Ford, which was facing east on the westbound side of the road, near Gordon Street. They said the driver was trying to turn into his driveway, but missed it, leaving the roadway and striking the rock. They said he appeared drunk and was placed under arrest. The only occupant in the car, he was not injured. 

• Jarama Gonzalo, 26, of East Hampton, was also arrested on a misdemeanor drunken driving charge in Wainscott on Sept. 13. Town police said they saw him driving on Montauk Highway, near Green Hollow Road, just before 10 p.m., when he failed to maintain his lane of travel, crossing over the double-yellow line into the other lane several times. Police pulled him over near Daniels Hole Road. He appeared intoxicated and was arrested at about 11:12 p.m. He was held overnight and released on $350 bail.

• Corinthia L. Polesslo, 37, of Bridgehampton, was arrested on a drunken driving charge in East Hampton Village on Sept. 15. According to village police, they saw her 2003 Mercedes SUV heading west on Newtown Lane with a rear tail light out at about 1:10 a.m. She was stopped on the corner of McGuirk Street, and police said she appeared intoxicated. Her blood alcohol level was above .18, police said, elevating the DWI charge. Police also said her license was suspended on Feb. 16, 2012, for not answering a summons. She was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor, and two infractions. Following arraignment in East Hampton Town Justice Court, she was released on $500 bail.


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