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Teen Drove Drunk In Northern Westchester, Police Say

A Peekskill teen was charged with DWI in Yorktown.
A Peekskill teen was charged with DWI in Yorktown. Photo Credit: File

A 19-year-old man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated on Route 6 and East Main Street Sunday.

Hector Torres, 19,  of Peekskill was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, and aggravated driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .18 percent or more, a misdemeanor.

Police observed a vehicle being operated without headlamps and with a flat tire. A traffic stop was initiated and revealed Torres had an open container of alcohol and was intoxicated, police said. He was arrested and transported to police headquarters, police said.

He is due back in court on Oct. 19.

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