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Man crashes into cop car, charged with drunk driving

July 3, 2012 9:56:18 AM PDT
Police have arrested a Suffolk County man for driving while ability impaired by drugs and alcohol after he was involved in a motor vehicle crash with a police car Monday night.

Police say Officer Kevin Corrigan was on patrol on westbound Route 25A in Rocky Point when William Roden III, who was driving a 1988 GMC pickup truck towing a boat and trailer, made a left turn in front of Corrigan's vehicle at the intersection with Eagle Road at 8:35 p.m.

Corrigan, who was not injured, determined Roden was under the influence of drugs and alcohol and arrested him.

Roden, 49, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and alcohol and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

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