Traffic violations lead to DWI charges

Two Arrested By Troopers

Two local people have been arrested on drunken driving charges by New York State Police.

Police said Max Padula, 25, of Mattituck was driving on Sound Avenue near Mill Lane in Mattituck and was stopped for speeding on August 12. On August 16, Jvon Ligon, 26, of Riverhead was driving on Doctors Path south of Sound Avenue in Riverhead and was stopped for failure to dim headlights and inadequate plate lamp, police said.

They were both charged with driving while intoxicated and were released and issued appearance tickets returnable to the local courts of the jurisdiction they were arrested in.