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Sentencing postponed a fourth time for drunk driver who killed Wading River Boy Scout in 2018

Thomas Murphy, 60, convicted in December on multiple felonies in the drunk driving death of Andrew McMorris, 12, of Wading River, is now due to appear in court on July 31.

Driver in fatal crash that killed Wading River Boy Scout pleads not guilty, will stand trial

Thomas Murphy, the alleged drunk driver in the fatal crash that claimed the life of 12-year-old Boy Scout Andrew McMorris of Wading River on Sept. 30 will stand trial on multiple felony charges.

Driver in Manorville crash that killed Boy Scout indicted; blood alcohol content more than twice legal limit, DA says

Thomas Murphy, 59, had an "extrapolated" blood alcohol content of .19 percent at the time of the crash, based on a chemical test of his blood drawn hours later pursuant to a court order.

Cops: One dead, four injured after drunk driver struck Boy Scouts hiking in Manorville

Five scouts from Boy Scouts Troop 161 of Shoreham, ranging in age from 12 to 16, were injured when a vehicle driven by an alleged drunk driver hit them as they hiked on the shoulder of a road in Manorville, according to Suffolk County Police.

Cops: Officer jumps into moving crane on I-495 to stop drunk operator, Riverhead man who hit four vehicles and fled

A Riverhead man operating a construction crane was charged with DWI and leaving the scene after crashing into several cars on the Long Island Expressway Tuesday night, injuring several people and leading police on a chase from Hauppauge to Medford.

Cops: Riverhead man impaired by drugs, crashes, leaves scene and crashes again

The driver of a Honda was traveling at a high rate of speed on CR 48, hit another car and left the scene, then failed to negotiate a turn onto Main Street in Greenport and struck a tree.

Cops: Motorcyclist charged with DWI after striking pedestrian in crosswalk

A motorcyclist was arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge after striking a pedestrian in a crosswalk on West Main Street last night, according to Riverhead Town Police.
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Sobriety checkpoint on Flanders Road late Saturday night screens hundreds of vehicles, nets three arrests

More than 300 vehicles passed through a Flanders Road sobriety checkpoint late Saturday night.

DWI task force enforcement nets six arrests

Several checkpoints and increased patrols resulted in arrests for DWI, driving while impaired by drugs and driving while impaired by alcohol last night, according to Riverhead Town Police.

Vehicle vs. pole on East Main Street injures woman Thursday morning

A Riverhead woman injured in a single-car crash on East Main Street this morning was under arrest on suspicion of driving while impaired.
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