Police: Southold Man Hits Telephone Poles; Charged With DWI

Southold Town Police charge a Southold man with drunk driving after a Friday night car accident.

The following information was supplied by the Southold Town Police Department. A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate convictions.

David Riddell, 35, of Southold, was charged with driving while intoxicated on May 18 at 10:02 p.m. after he left the roadway and struck two telephone poles, police said. After investigation, Riddell was found to be intoxicated, arrested for DWI and transported to for minor injuries sustained in the accident, police said. He was released a short time later and was transported to police headquarters in Peconic pending arraignment.

BOB PALADIN May 21, 2012 at 12:09 PM
somebody should post stats on where and when is the most dangerous time to drive around here. frankly I am sick of it.. the big menace again this weekend in front of my home on PBB is these dam NINJA BIKERS... we really cant get out of the driveway safely from friday early pm to sun night for fear of cutting them off when are doing 80mph..they could never stop in time .
Jonathan Baker May 21, 2012 at 07:57 PM
Perhaps this could be a topic raised at a town board meeting.with a suggestion of installing speed humps along PPB. A quick google revealed this site: http://www.sefton.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=3192 There are others, too.
BOB PALADIN May 21, 2012 at 08:36 PM
i will look it up thanks


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