Crime Report: 2 Arrested Following Separate Alleged DWI Accidents

The following arrest information was supplied by the Suffolk County Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Charles Hahn, 61, of East Setauket, was arrested Jan. 18 in St. James and charged with first-offense DWI and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, both misdemeanors. Police said Hahn collided with a parked vehicle while driving north on Lake Avenue, and they said he had a plastic bag containing cocaine in his possession.

Deborah Mastro, 46, of Port Jefferson, was arrested Jan. 15 in Stony Brook and charged with first-offense DWI, a misdemeanor. Mastro allegedly collided with another car while driving on Stony Brook Road; police said she failed a sobriety test.

Brian Alesi, 28, of Bellport, was arrested Jan. 17 in Setauket and charged with second-degree burglarly, a felony. According to police, Alesi entered a home on Summer Crest Lane through a first-floor window sometime between 7:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Oct. 17, 2011, and fled with property belonging to the homeowner.

Joseph Bonafe, 36, of Hauppauge, was arrested Jan. 17 in Hauppauge and charged with second-degree criminal impersonation, a misdemeanor. Police pulled him over after they observed him allegedly speeding while driving east on Motor Parkway. Police questioned Bonafe, who told them he was someone else.

Josh Cogdill, 30, of East Setauket, was arrested Jan. 12 in Bohemia and charged with first-degree DWI, a misdemeanor. Police said they observed him allegedly speeding and tailgating another vehicle while driving west on Sunrise Highway, and said he failed a sobriety test.

Caroline Bennett, 40, of Stony Brook, was arrested Jan. 16 in Patchogue and charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of a hypodermic instrument, both misdemeanors. Police said she possessed crack cocaine, a glass pipe containing crack cocaine, and a hypodermic needle.


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