Police: Man Charged With Driving Drunk While Illegally Passing School Bus

Also, a Brookville woman answers to a warrant for alleged aggravated harassment.

The following arrests were reported by Town of Southampton Police and New York State Police for the wek of Dec. 9. A criminal charge is an accusation. Defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 


  • New York State Police arrested Douglas Wilson, 49, of East Hampton, on a drunken driving charge on Dec. 3. According to state troopers Wilson was initially stopped for passing a school bus on County Road 39 in Southampton while it had its red lights activated and was in the process of letting off the children at around 3 p.m. When questioned, police discovered Wilson was intoxicated. He was placed under arrest and charged with aggravated DWI, a misdemeanor. He is due back in Southampton Town court on Dec. 16.  
  • A Brookville woman answered to a warrant and was charged with aggravated harassment on Dec. 5. According to police the 47-year-old woman was taken into custody at Town of Southampton Police Headquarters at around 10 p.m. to answer charges alleging that she threatened her husband to have him killed if he didn’t vacate their home, located in the unincorporated portion of Southampton. She is being charged with second-degree aggravated harassment, a misdemeanor. Patch withheld her name as the guideline is to not name those charged with low level misdemeanor offenses.


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