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Police Say East Hampton Man Drove Drunk With Child in Back Seat

Man was driving around looking for work, police said.

When a Sag Harbor police officer pulled over a driver who was repeatedly stopping on Ferry Road, it was discovered that the man was drunk behind the wheel while a child was in the back seat, according to an arrest report.

Romulo Quezada-Santos, 29, of East Hampton, was placed under arrest March 9 and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child passenger, which is a felony under New York State's Leandra's Law, as well as DWI, a misdemeanor, at 3:45 p.m. 

Police said that Quezada-Santos kept stopping on the road in his 2001 Honda because he was looking for work. His speech was slurred his eyes were glassy, and he had an unsteady gait, the arrest report states.

He was held overnight for morning arraignment in Sag Harbor Vllage Justice Court.

Sophie7 March 14, 2013 at 02:26 AM
Put him away, and get that child away
Boo March 14, 2013 at 10:41 AM
I know it's all around but I still can't believe what has happened to LI. I am so tired of these articles. Come on Patch, why don't you tell us if this person is legal, if he has a license and insurance? It's not like we will be shocked!
Carl March 14, 2013 at 07:46 PM
Good job Sag Harbor. In the middle of the afternoon this criminal is driving like this.
Arnold Timer March 14, 2013 at 09:51 PM
Hey Boo, Look up and to the right on this page to see other folks who were arrested in Sag Harbor for DWI (See More on Patch). You didn't ask if any of them are legal, licensed and insured. Racist much?
Boo March 14, 2013 at 10:30 PM
How horrible if anyone dares tto point out the obvious. Bleeding heart liberal much?
Smithee March 15, 2013 at 01:42 PM
@Boo (or Cat rather) - Xenophobic much?

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