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22 April 2019
NYSP - Troop L, partnered with many law enforcement agencies in Suffolk County conducted a 4/20 enforcement detail
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major David C. Candelaria
Troop L Commander
On Saturday April 20, 2019, the New York State Police, along with our law enforcement partners in Suffolk County, conducted a multi-agency “4/20” enforcement operation which focused on Driving while Ability Impaired and the unlawful possession marijuana. Officers from the New York State Police, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department, Suffolk County Police Department, Riverhead Police Department, town of Southampton Police Department, Shelter Island Police Department, town of Southold Police Department, village of Quogue Police Department, and the village of Westhampton Beach Police Department conducted stationary and roving checkpoints throughout Suffolk County which resulted in:
8- DWI arrests
17- Unlawful possession of Marijuana arrests
over 40 vehicle and traffic law infractions.
The efforts of all the officers helped in the effort of ensuring highway and to help raise public awareness that operating a vehicle under the influence of marijuana can have the same tragic consequences as alcohol or other drugs.
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