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Police: Mattituck man, 29, charged with DWI after traffic stop

A Mattituck man was arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge last night after he was stopped by police for operating a vehicle with a defective headlight, Southold Town Police said in a press release.

Police said Daniel C. Brisotti, 29, was operating a 2010 Toyota with a defective headlight eastbound on Route 25 in Mattituck last night at about 11:15 p.m.

After the traffic stop, Brisotti was found to be intoxicated, police said. He was arrested and transported to police headquarters, where he was processed and held for arraignment, police said.

Editor’s note: A criminal charge is an accusation. By law, a person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.