April 26, 2006
Assault In Amagansett
Two brothers, a 29 year-old from Deer Park and a 30-year old from North Babylon, and a third man, 34, also of Deer Park were booked on assault charges on Saturday, after police received a call from a man reporting that he had been accosted on Dennistown Drive in Amagansett. Police pulled the car over based on the victim's description. The EHTPD says the men were identified by the complainant, who was later transported to Southampton Hospital with lacerations to his face and hands.
A homeless Hampton Bays man was locked up on criminal impersonation, obstructing governmental administration, and harassment charges after cops were called in to the 7-Eleven in Hampton Bays last Wednesday. An employee reported that the man was drinking beer in the store and acting in a disorderly fashion. When Southampton Town Police arrived, the man claimed to be an NYPD officer.
A 59 year-old Brooklyn man faces forcible touching charges after he allegedly touched the penis and testicles of a man who was relaxing at a Montauk spa.
The Southampton PD's Street Crimes Unit made one arrest after conducting a sting for underage alcohol sales at 11 establishments in the town. A clerk at the Hess Station in East Hampton was arrested last Thursday after she sold a six-pack of beer to a minor without asking for ID.
If It's Not Nailed Down...
It was a busy week for the light-fingered and conscience-free. Leading it off with a case of identity theft, close to $3000 worth of unauthorized charges were made over the Internet on the credit card of an East Hampton man.
Houses under construction and the tools they contain remained a favorite target for the larceny-minded. Close to $2000 worth of tools were stolen from a house in mid-creation on Hobart Lane in Quiogue, while an $800 generator, a $150 hammer drill, and three compressors valued at $170 were stolen from a home on Meadow Bay Lane in Westhampton.
Over in a house on Windmill Lane in Amagansett, $3800 was stolen from a briefcase, while $1000 in cash and a mounted deer head were taken from a home on Lotus Avenue in East Hampton. Cash, to the tune of $500, and a $600 digital camera were lifted from a purse in a car outside of a home on East Lake Drive in Montauk. Over on West Lake Drive, a $7500 trailer was rolled away without permission, sometime on Saturday.
An unknown perp put-putted off into the sunset on an $800 "motorized simulated motorcycle replica," whatever that is, from a home on West Drive in East Hampton. Two GPS plotters, valued at $2500 and $1500, respectively, were stolen from a boat at Montauk Marine Basin.
A larcenous-minded looter with a love for landscaping lifted a $3000 and a $5000 lawnmower from a storage space behind Roadside Auto Parts in Hampton Bays. A wicked one with an interest in wicker walked away with $4000 worth of chairs from English Country Antiques in Bridgehampton.
Disappeared electronics round out the week's report of stolen stuff. A TV valued at $2500 was taken from a home on Dune Road in East Quogue and a $1140 TV and $700 worth of electronics were stolen from a home on Paul's Lane in Bridgehampton. Someone burgled two computers valued at $3000 from a home on Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett.
Appeared Unaware Of Surroundings...
In the drunk and dumb enough to drive department, a 40 year-old Southampton man was arrested after he crashed his car into a tree on Major's Path in North Sea on Saturday. Cops report that he "appeared to be unaware of his surroundings." A 25 year-old East Hampton man was pulled over on Ocean Avenue in East Hampton on Sunday after cops spotted him tailgating.
A 24 year-old East Hampton man was stopped on Stephen's Hand Path after he was observed driving on the shoulder early last Friday evening. That same evening a 50 year-old Montauk woman was booked on DWI charges after she was stopped on Flanders Road in Flanders. A 21 year-old East Hampton man was picked up on Three Mile Harbor Road last Wednesday.
Southampton police received a call that a vehicle was off the road on Montauk Highway in Sagaponack on Sunday. The driver, who was passed out at the wheel, was taken away on DWI charges.
A New Suffolk resident was arrested in Cutchogue on April 18 after police nabbed him for failing to stop at a stop sign and found him to be unlicensed and intoxicated.
A Southold resident was observed urinating on Front Street on Saturday and was charged with disorderly conduct.
In the drugs department, a 36 year-old Patchogue woman was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance after she was found with a crack pipe and crack on Flanders Road last Friday.
Riverhead Mom Driving Drunk
At about 7:20 p.m. on Sunday, Suffolk County Highway Patrol Officer Richard Pfeiffer responded to a 911 call about a possible drunk driver with children in the car and stopped a Riverhead resident who was driving westbound in the area of Islandia (exit 58) in a 2001 Hyundai. Her three daughters, ages nine, five, and three were in the car. She was arrested for DWI and transported to the Fourth Precinct for processing, where she was held overnight pending arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip. Her daughters were picked up by their grandfather at the Fourth Precinct.