Riverhead Blotter: DWI arrests, assault charge and a burglary

10/04/2012 8:00 AM |

Two Riverhead residents were charged with drunken driving by state police last week, according to police reports.

Erick Nij-Boch, 31, of Riverhead was arrested Friday, state police said. He was pulled over on County Road 58 and was found to be driving drunk, according to the report. Mr. Nij-Boch was released on an appearance ticket and is due is Southampton Town Court on Oct. 8.

Two days later, Lianne Alcon, 34, of Riverhead was arrested for driving while intoxicated by state police, according to reports. She was arrested in Westhampton, released on an appearance ticket and is due is court on Oct. 10.

• A Riverhead woman was charged with assault Monday after she stabbed a man during an argument in a car near East Main Street, town police said.

The victim, who was the driver of the car, told police he reached into the back seat to stop Shonda Banard, 35, from exiting the car. When he tried to grab her, Ms. Banard allegedly stabbed the victim in his right forearm with a small pocket knife.

Ms. Banard claimed she hit the man with a lighter, according to a report. She was arrested on a civilian complaint and charged with third-degree assault, police said. She was processed and held for arraignment.

• An unknown person entered a Riverhead home and removed a television, pocketbook and kitchenware over the weekend.
The burglary, reported on Sunday, occurred at a Doris Avenue home, police said. An unknown intruder or intruders also took a juicer, identification, perfume and prescription medication from the home.

The value of the missing items was not determined, according to the report. Detectives are investigating the incident.

• Roy Frank Jr. was arrested Monday and charged with two counts of harassment, according to a police report. Mr. Frank was processed, arraigned and released on $100 bail. Additional information about his arrest was unavailable.

• A mentally handicapped man exposed himself to a young child at an apartment complex in Riverhead Monday afternoon, according to a police report.

The subject exposed himself to an 11-year-old near the Fairfield Apartment complex on Roanoke Avenue about 3:45 p.m., police said.

The man was not charged by police and the matter was settled by officers at the scene.

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 The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.

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