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Mount Vernon Residents Charged With DWI

Westchester County police, in conjuction with the Mount Vernon Police Department, arrested residents for DWI-related charges over Thanksgiving weekend.
Westchester County police, in conjuction with the Mount Vernon Police Department, arrested residents for DWI-related charges over Thanksgiving weekend. Photo Credit: File

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Westchester County police arrested 10 people on driving while intoxicated charges over Thanksgiving weekend, including eight motorists who were taken into custody at sobriety checkpoints conducted with the Mount Vernon Police Department, according to a release by Westchester County police.

Police said the following were arrested early Saturday, Nov. 29, at a sobriety checkpoint conducted on the northbound Bronx River Parkway at the Oak Street exit ramp in Mount Vernon:

  • Jarett Rodriguez, 26, of Cabot Avenue, Elmsford, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, a misdemeanor, at 1:03 a.m.
  • Wilson Logan, 48, of Stamford, Conn., was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, at 1:24 a.m.
  • Julius Dupree, 44, of North Bleeker Street, Mount Vernon, was charged with DWI/combined drugs and alcohol and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, misdemeanors, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, at 1:24 a.m.
  • Jeffrey Marquez, 44, of Hughes Avenue, Bronx, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and unlawful possession of marijuana at 1:24 a.m.
  • Benjamin Bronstein, 19, of Vernon Road, Scarsdale, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and unlawful possession of marijuana at 2:11 a.m.
  • Kyle Hughes, 20, of John Brown Road, Katonah, was charged with DWI at 2:34 a.m.

Also arrested Saturday were:

  • Shawn Gomes, 21, of South Fifth Avenue, Mount Vernon, was charged with DWAI drugs and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanors and  unlawful possession of marijuana at 1:45 a.m. at a sobriety checkpoint on the ramp connecting the northbound Bronx River Parkway to the eastbound Cross County Parkway in Mount Vernon.
  • Miguel Munoz, 41, of North Bergen, N.J., was charged with DWI and unlawful possession of marijuana at 4:08 a.m. at a sobriety checkpoint on the northbound Hutchinson River Parkway at the westbound Cross County Parkway in Mount Vernon.
  • Richard James, 34, of Astor Avenue, Bronx, was charged with DWI at 4:54 a.m. after he was found asleep at the wheel of his car on the Palmer Road exit ramp from the northbound Saw Mill River Parkway in Yonkers.
  • On Sunday morning, Miguel Calderon, 34, of Lincoln Avenue, New Rochelle, was charged with aggravated DWI, a misdemeanor, at 1:08 a.m. following a traffic stop on eastbound Mamaroneck Avenue in Harrison.

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