The following arrests were reported by the Southampton Town Police Department over the past week. A charge is an accusation. Defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
• Manuel Chaves-Garcia, 37, of East Hampton, was arrested in Sagaponack on Oct. 19 on a drunken driving charge. According to police, Chaves-Garcia was heading west on Montauk Highway at around 11:30 p.m. when he was observed dumping an alcoholic beverage out of his window. When he was stopped police said they noticed a strong odor of alcohol on his breath as well as bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. Police said he was also unsteady on his feet and performed poorly on a field sobriety test. He was arrested and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, having an open container of alcohol, moving lanes unsafely and crossing over no passing lanes, all violations.