For Immediate Release
Saturday, September 01, 2018
Incident: Eight People Arrested at Sobriety Checkpoint
Location: Waverly Avenue at North Sunrise Service Road, Patchogue
Date/Time: Friday, August 31, at 11:10 p.m. to Saturday, Sept

The Suffolk County Police Department Highway Patrol Bureau, assisted by the New York State Police and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, arrested eight people during an overnight sobriety checkpoint in the Patchogue.


Police officers from the Suffolk County Police Department Highway Patrol Bureau, assisted by New York State Troopers and officers from the MTA, conducted a Sobriety Checkpoint at Waverly Plaza, the corner of Waverly Avenue and the north Sunrise Highway Service Road, in Patchogue. The checkpoint was conducted as part of on-going Labor Day weekend holiday enforcement operations for the prevention of injuries and fatalities associated with driving while ability impaired by alcohol and drugs. A total of 649 vehicles went through the checkpoint. 


The following people were charged with Driving While Intoxicated:


  • Mohammad Rahman, 36, of 16 Eisenhower Avenue, Brentwood
  • William Mulvey, 47, of 857 South 7th Street, Lindenhurst
  • Michael Mira, 35, of 121 Iroquois Street, Ronkonkoma
  • Angela Sirani, 34, of 15 Gazebo Lane, Holtsville
  • Leslie Kohn, 38, of 530 East Chester Street, Long Beach

The following was charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol:


  • Sabrina Giannotti, 21, of 43 Norman Drive, Bohemia

The following were charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs:


  • Robert Alder, 74, of 748 Oriole Avenue, West Hempstead
  • Brian Aubin, 26, of 154 Maple Avenue, Patchogue. Mr. Aubin was additionally charged with Resisting Arrest.

The above individuals are scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on September 1.


A criminal charge is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.   

Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 18-503859
Suffolk County Police Department

To report a crime anonymously, call 1-800-220-TIPS or text “SCPD” and your message to CRIMES (274637) or visit You may be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000 if your tip results in an arrest.