DUII

• At 8:59 a.m. Wednesday, Blake Charles Painter, 38, of Astoria, was arrested by the Astoria Police Department on Ninth Street and Jerome Avenue and charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants, unlawful possession of heroin, tampering with physical evidence and reckless driving. An officer allegedly saw Painter smoking the drug while driving, and he later hid the paraphernalia in the car prior to stopping.

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