Southampton police report four local arrests this week

04/08/2013 12:45 PM |
• A Flanders man was arrested on drugs and littering charges late Saturday after he dropped a plastic baggie filled with a PCP-laced cigarette on the ground when he spotted a police officer nearby, Southampton police said.
 
Jason Scott, 24, was headed northbound along Flanders Road in the southbound lane about 11:40 p.m. when he saw a patrolling officer and tried to dispose of the clear baggie, police said. The officer stopped Mr. Scott and picked up the baggie, according to a police report.
 
The baggie had a cigarette laced with PCP inside, police said. The officer searched Mr. Scott and found marijuana in his left pants pocket, according to the report.
 
Mr. Scott was arrested and charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana and littering, police said. He was taken to police headquarters to be processed.
 
• Two Calverton teenagers were arrested early Sunday after they were caught smoking marijuana cigarettes at a Flanders beach, police said.
 
The teens were spotted smoking marijuana at the beach at the end of Long Neck Boulevard about 1:25 a.m., police said. The officer also found marijuana in of their right pants pocket, police said.
 
Both teens were charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of marijuana, police said.
 
• A Riverhead man was arrested for drunken driving in Flanders Friday night, police said.
 
Nelson Hernandez, 21, was seen driving in and out of his lane on Flanders Road and failing to signal after he turned onto Glider Avenue about 8 p.m., police said. An officer stopped Mr. Hernandez and took him to police headquarters, where he “performed poorly” on sobriety tests and refused to take a breath test, according to a police report. 
 
He was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated and two traffic violations, police said.       

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