Three motorists were accused of drunken driving last week, two in East Hampton Town Police Department jurisdiction and one in the village.
At around midnight last Thursday, town police stopped a 2019 Hyundai sedan driven by Jared Woodin, 32, of Fort Pierce, Fla., on West Lake Drive in Montauk, saying it had rolled past a stop sign. Mr. Woodin seemed intoxicated when they pulled him over, they said, and he performed poorly on roadside sobriety tests. He was held overnight and appeared in court in the morning to answer the misdemeanor charge, his first brush with the law.
A 2018 Mercedes-Benz driven by Erika Wasser of Manhattan, 33, was clocked at 65 miles per hour early on Sunday morning in a 45-m.p.h. zone on Route 114 near Goodfriend Drive. She too allegedly failed the field sobriety tests and was held for arraignment later that morning.
Daniel Lenahan of Water Mill, 51, was charged Saturday night not only with drunken driving but also with fleeing the scene of a minor accident at the intersection of Main Street and Buell Lane in East Hampton Village. Sag Harbor police received a description of his 2007 Chevrolet and stopped it on Little Noyac Path in Bridgehampton. He performed poorly on the sobriety tests, they said, and failed the Intoxilyzer 9000 blood-alcohol test. He appeared in East Hampton Justice Court on Sunday morning.
On Amagansett's Main Street near Hedges Lane on the afternoon of Sept.14, Francisco Uz Cubule of Riverhead, 26, slowed his 2002 Ford pickup truck to let a pedestrian cross the street. Behind him was a 2016 Dodge driven by William Jakobsen, 78, of Fort Salonga, which rear-ended the truck.
Mr. Jakobsen, who was not wearing a seatbelt due to a feeding tube attached to his abdomen, sustained minor bruises to his nose and was transported by Amagansett ambulance to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital for treatment. Traffic in the heart of the hamlet was backed up in both directions for an hour or so while the street was cleared.