Eleven people were arrested and a car was seized at an overnight sobriety checkpoint in Smithtown, Suffolk police said.
The police department's Highway Patrol Bureau conducted the checkpoint from Friday at 11:37 p.m. to Saturday at 3:20 a.m. at 575 Smithtown Bypass (Route 347), police said.
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The operation was conducted "particularly as a prelude" to the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, police said in a news release.
Police said the following people were charged with driving while intoxicated:
* Rachel Hartman, 23, of 13 Dixie Lane, Centereach
* Jorge Reina, 54, of 144-30 Roosevelt Ave., Flushing
* Brian McMahon, 32, of 36 Cambon Place, Nesconset
* Patrick Kotowicz, 25, of 134 Lawrence Ave., Hauppauge
* Russell Figueroa, 58, of 14 Cedar Hill Terrace, Miller Place
* Orrie Wolfer, 21, of 10 Greenwich Rd., Smithtown
* Odys Kurek, 45, of 8 Quenzer St., Nesconset
* Nakia Brantley, 22, of 30 Burchell Blvd., Bay Shore
* Peter Evans, 22, of 10 Saxon Court, Smithtown
* Dennis Sposato, 39, of 42 Marie St., Lindenhurst
* Frederick Panciroli, 18, of 53 Clifford Blvd., Hauppauge, was arrested on a charge of driving while ability impaired by drugs, police said.
All are scheduled to be arraigned Saturday at First District Court in Central Islip.