Crime Report: Wrong-Way Drunk Driver On Vets Highway

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:

Cesar Burga, 27, of Brentwood, was arrested Nov. 11 and charged with a felony count of driving while intoxicated with a previous conviction in the last 10 years. Police said Burga was found asleep behind the wheel a 2003 Nissan Altima with the engine running. He was pulled offer and arrested at the intersection of Motor Parkway and Marcus Boulevard, according to reports. 

Kelly Bassett, 39, of Lake Ronkonkoma, was arrested Nov. 10 and charged with a misdemeanor count of petty larceny. Bassett took money from a locked box in an office at Choice Medical Transport, according to police. 

Jacqueline Hernandez, 22, of Brentwood, was arrested Oct. 31 and charged with a misdemeanor count of driving while intoxicated - first office. Police said Hernandez was driving a 2002 Toyota westbound while in the eastbound lanes of Veterans Memorial Highway. She was arrested at the Route 111 and Veterans Highway intersection, according to police, who found she was intoxicated. 


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