Southampton blotter: Man backs into motorcycle, flees scene

10/07/2014 8:00 AM |

A 28-year-old Flanders man was arrested on drug charges after an officer responded to a report of a domestic dispute at his home and found heroin, according to Southampton Town Police.

Jamal Langhorne, 28, of East Street in Flanders, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal contempt, and fourth-degree criminal mischief on Oct. 1 at his home.

Police arrived at Mr. Langhorne’s home in regard to a domestic dispute call last Wednedsday.

When they arrived, Mr. Langhorne told the officer that he has punched a hole in his bedroom door. He was arrested for being in violation of an order of protection and for criminal mischief, and when he was handcuffed and searched, the officer found a clear plastic bag in his pants pocket that contained heroin.

Mr. Langhorne was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal contempt, and fourth-degree criminal mischief on Oct. 1 at his home.

• A Riverside man reported being hit in the face with a wooden baseball bat by several men on Old Quogue Road in Riverside on Thursday, Sept. 25 at about 7 a.m.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of “severe pain and swelling to his head and face,” police. said.

• A Riverhead man who backed over a motorcycle and then tried to flee was arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge, according to police.

Jose Lius Zet, 27, of Elton Street, was involved in a minor accident in Bridgehampton on Sept. 28 at about 5:43 p.m. in which he backed over motorcycle and then fled the scene, police said, adding that no one was injured in the accident.

Officers later located Mr. Zet on County Road 39 in Southampton and pulled him over, where they discovered that he was intoxicated and had no driver’s license. Police also reported that he had switched license plates since the incident.

He was charged with felony DWI, first- and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident, unlicensed operation and numerous other traffic infractions.

His vehicle was also impounded pending seizure.

• Southampton Town police arrested 60-year-old Helen Goff of Riverhead on a bench warrant shortly after midnight on Tuesday after they said she failed to pay a fine in Southampton Town Justice Court.

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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