Crime Report: Two DWIs on Wheeler Road

The following arrest information was supplied by the Suffolk County Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

The Suffolk County Police Department reported these arrests and incidents:

Stephanie Rivas, 25, of Central Islip was arrested Dec. 7 and faced one misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated - first offense. Rivas was driving 2003 Toyota Corolla on Wheeler Road/Route 111 when she lost control of the vehicle, driving up the embankment on the opposite side of the roadway. Police responding to the single-car accident determined Rivas was intoxicated and arrested her. 

Jose Ortiz, 39, of Richmond, Va., was arrested Dec. Dec. 8 and charged with misdemeanor counts of driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Ortiz was parked in a lot off the intersection of Expressway Drive North and Route 111/Wheeler Road with the keys in the ignition of his van. Police questioning him determined Ortiz was intoxicated and arrested him. 

Vanessa Pomi, 27, of Nesconset, was arrested on Dec. 3 and charged with a misdemeanor count of criminal mischief: intentional property damage. Police said Pomi deliberate keyed another person's vehicle. 


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