Man with 23 license suspensions gets DUI

May 17, 2012 8:14:59 AM PDT
Suffolk County police arrested a Long Island man with 23 suspensions on his license for driving while intoxicated.

Police say Kurt Knoernschild, of Lake Ronkonkoma, made a left turn through a red light at the intersection of County Road 83 and Coram-Mt. Sinai Road at 1:45 a.m. Thursday.

The 53-year-old Knoernschild was allegedly driving erratically before he was stopped.

He was arrested and charged with felony driving while intoxicated and felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Knoernschild's pickup truck was seized based on his prior DWI convictions.

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