January 17, 2007
Charged With Sex Crimes
On Friday, Southampton Town Police arrested 22-year-old Francisco Sebastian Pablo, of Flanders, for allegedly inappropriately touching two sisters, aged 13 and 15. Cops say Pablo also allegedly offered money to the 15-year-old for sex, an offer that was turned down. Pablo was arrested and transported to the Southampton Town Police Department where he was charged with two counts of Attempted Sexual Abuse in the 1st, one count of Menacing in the 3rd, one count of Criminal Soliciting in the 3rd, two counts of Forcible Touching and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
On January 9 an East Hampton Town police officer was dispatched to an accident on South Elroy in Montauk. A vehicle had struck a rock and gone through a fence. By the time the officer arrived the driver was gone. The officer found the driver at home and observed a noticeable intoxication. The defendant failed field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest.
On Saturday East Hampton Town Police arrested a Florida man on Springs Fireplace Rd. for failing field sobriety tests. The defendant was warned by the bartender at Wolfies Tavern, in Springs, not to drive.
On the same day EHTPD found a BMW stuck in the sand at the end of Edgemere Rd. in Montauk, with the operator attempting, and failing, to back out. While offering assistance the officer noticed a strong alcohol odor and noticed the operator slurring his speech. The man failed field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest.
Filched, Fled, 'Faced
On Friday, Southampton Town Police responded to a single motor vehicle accident in Noyac. The responding officer found the vehicle empty but noticed a male subject nearby. When the officer approached the subject he fled into the woods. It was learned the vehicle had been stolen from a residence on Butcher Lane. The responding officer recognized the subject and informed Southampton town detectives. After a brief investigation detectives charged Sean D. Rogan, 18, of East Hampton, and a 16-year old juvenile from Noyac, with one count of Grand Larceny in the 3 rd. The juvie was charged with several additional vehicle and traffic violations. He was the alleged driver at the time of the accident.
While on the subject of vehicles, a Pink Tuna Taxi had its license plates stolen. The vehicle was parked in the Memory Motel parking lot overnight in Montauk. When the operator went to use it in the morning the plates were discovered missing.
Fight, Fight, Fight!
Last Wednesday an area man was involved in an argument with an unknown subject in a Springs gin mill. The argument turned physical when the subject punched the man in the lip. The bartender stated that he had asked the man to leave several times when the subject assisted in "escorting" him out.
On Thursday two East Hampton High School students were involved in a heated altercation that led to a fight in the lunch room. One student was punched in the head and slammed her head on the table. Later on that same day two different EHHS students were involved in a fight on a school bus. One student received a bloody nose and the other lost a tuft of hair from her head during the fight.
On Saturday two East Hampton women were involved in a verbal argument that escalated to hair pulling, scratching and hitting. Meow.
Rounding Up the Usual Suspects:
• Kostas Giannopoulas, reported to the East Hampton Town Police that the building he owns on Springs Fireplace Rd. was vandalized. Six glass windows were broken and the windows on the front door shattered. He also noticed empty alcohol bottles and cigar shavings in the building. The owner is awaiting town approval to demolish the building.