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Suffolk County Police arrested a Smithtown woman on March 23 for allegedly driving while intoxicated after a motor vehicle crash involving a police vehicle in Smithtown.

A Fourth Precinct Police officer was in his police vehicle parked on Route 25A at Oakside Road when a 2020 Nissan Rogue driven by Katelyn Lynch struck the rear of his police vehicle at approximately 12:30 a.m.

The officer was in his police vehicle waiting for a tow truck to respond following an unrelated crash on Route 25 that also involved a driver who was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. The officer was transported to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Lynch, 25, of Smithtown, was arrested for DWI and transported to the hospital where she was treated and released. Lynch will be held overnight at the Fourth Precinct and will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on March 24.

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Suffolk County Police arrested a Port Jefferson Station man on Aug. 26 for allegedly driving while intoxicated after he and one of his passengers were seriously injured in a motor vehicle crash early this morning.

Walter Maybanks was driving a 2014 Infiniti eastbound on the Long Island Expressway, east of exit 61, when his vehicle struck the rear of a tractor trailer and the center median at approximately 3:30 a.m.

Maybanks, 36, of Port Jefferson Station, and one of his passengers, Erica Sime, 26, were transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. A 32-year-old male passenger in the vehicle was not injured. The driver of the tractor trailer, James Hoerauf, 59, was not injured.

Maybanks was charged with Driving While Intoxicted and will be arraigned on a later date. The Infiniti was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.

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Suffolk County Police arrested a man for allegedly driving while intoxicated after a fatal motor vehicle
crash in Huntington on March 18.

Carlos Orellana Mata was driving a Infiniti QX60 eastbound on Route 25, near Verleye Ave., when he drove his vehicle into the rear of a 2019 Volvo tractor trailer traveling eastbound Route 25 at 12:17 a.m. Orellana Mata’s passenger, Leonel Lopez, 23, of East Northport was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of tractor trailer, Ibrahima Doukoure, 38, of Newark, New Jersey was not injured. Orellana Mata, 35, of Bay Shore, was treated and released from Good Samaritan University Hospital in West Islip.

Orellana Mata was arrested and charged with alleged Driving While Intoxicated. Major Case Unit detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call Major Case at 631-852-6553 or Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.