Southampton Blotter: Multiple DWI arrests on Flanders Road

01/18/2011 12:34 PM |

Flanders Road was the location for several driving while intoxicated arrests over the past week, according to Southampton Town Police.

• Hector Mateo-Pedro, 21, of Maple Avenue in Flanders was charged with DWI Friday afternoon after he was involved in a traffic accident at the intersection of County Road 105 and Flanders Road in Flanders. No one was injured in the accident, police said. Mr. Mateo-Pedro smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot, glassy eyes, according to police, who also charged him with driving without a license and following too closely.

• Martin Maroquin, 30, of Chichester Avenue in Center Moriches was observed swerving out of his lane and talking on a cell phone at 2:34 a.m. Sunday while heading south on Flanders Road in Riverside. He was pulled over by an officer and charged with DWI, according to police, who said Mr. Maroquin also was charged with driving while using a cell phone and failure to maintain his lane.

• Bernardo Monroy, 47, of Flanders Road in Flanders was charged with DWI Friday night on Flanders and Old Quogue roads in Riverside after he was pulled over for a traffic infraction and found to be intoxicated, according to police, who said Mr. Monroy also was charged with moving from a lane unsafely.

• Sergio Estrada-Mendez, 42, of Longneck Boulevard in Flanders was charged with urinating in public last Tuesday afternoon after he was observed urinating at the county bus depot on Flanders Road in Riverside, according to police.

• A 36-year-old homeless man told police he was attacked “without provocation” by another man while he was lying down near Peconic Avenue and Flanders Road in Riverside Sunday. The man had substantial swelling about his eyes and face, and told an officer the suspect was known to him but that he didn’t wish to pursue charges, according to police.

• Power tools valued at $1,000 were reported stolen from a storage unit that was broken into last Friday on Flanders Road in Flanders. The owner of the unit told police it was secured by a master padlock that was found cut off. A Sawzall sabre saw, a Ramset fastening system and a leaf blower were among the stolen items, according to police.

• About $1,200 worth of jewelry, a $500 video game player and a $30 DVD player were reported stolen from a house on Flanders Road in Flanders Friday. The owner of the house said its contents were in disarray when he returned home at about 7 p.m. that night, according to police.

• A $500 sewing machine was reported stolen from a house on Riverleigh Avenue in Riverside Friday. The homeowner said he had several different home health aides and believes the machine was taken between July 2010 and this month, according to police.

Those who are named in police reports have not been convicted of any crime or violation. The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.