3 Drivers Arrested In Alcohol-Related Incidents

Middletown man stopped in Nyack found to be wanted on assault, weapons charges.

Police say that three men face alcohol-related charges in separate incidents, and one of the men was discovered to be wanted in Orange County for assault and weapons charges.

- Hector Acosta, 21, of 84 Grand St., Middletown, NY, was stopped in a 2012 Honda at 6:11 a.m. Friday on Route 59 in Nyack after the car was spotted traveling westbound with a missing front tire and heavy damage, according to Orangetown police.

When questioned, police said Acosta appeared intoxicated and he failed field sobriety tests. While arresting Acosta, police said they found three plastic bags of what is believed to be marijuana and empty beer and liquor containers in the car. Also, police said they discovered a warrant for Acosta's arrest had been issued in Middetown on charges of assault, menacing and weapon possession.

Acosta was charged with driving while ability impaired and possession of marijuana, both violations, and then turned over to Middletown police.

- Peter Sermabeikian, 37, of 338 Pond St., Jamaica Plain, MA, was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, after he was stopped in a 2008 Honda on Route 304 and Central Avenue in Pearl River at 5:30 a.m. Saturday for driving without headlights on, according to Orangetown police.

Police said that Sermabeikian appeared intoxicated and failed field sobriety tests. When questioned, police said he showed them an expired temporary driver's license from Massachusetts.

Sermabeikian was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, and his car was impounded. He was later released on $200 bail pending a June 27 hearing in Orangetown Town Court.

- Josue Gue, 23, of Spring Valley, was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, after he was stopped on Route 59 in the Clarkstown area of Spring Valley at 3:45 a.m. on Friday for driving erratically, according to the Rockland County Sheriff's Department.

When questioned, police said Gue appeared intoxicated. In addition to DWI, he was charged with reckless driving.

Gue was taken to the Rockland County Sheriff's headquarters in New City and later released pending a June 25 hearing in Clarkstown Town Court.


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