Southampton blotter: Fake name given after arrest at traffic circle

09/29/2015 10:09 AM |

Police arrested a Bay Shore man last Wednesday for driving with a suspended license after he was allegedly seen driving around the traffic circle in Riverside.

Wayne Cherry, 31, was seen driving around the traffic circle twice with a cracked windshield and noxious exhaust at around 12:25 p.m., police said. Once pulled over, Mr. Wayne gave the officer a false name. The officer learned that Mr. Wayne had his license suspended eight times and was in violation of a stay away order of protection, police said.

He was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, a felony, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, false personation, both misdemeanors, and numerous traffic violations.

• A woman reported that her car was broken into at her Lake Avenue home in Riverside last Monday. Police said the rear passenger window was broken and credit cards, checks, social security card, driver’s license, computer, culinary knives, a wallet, purse and two cell phones were stolen. No arrest has been made, police said.

• A Riverside resident had her car broken into last Thursday, police said. Parked in the driveway of her Flanders Road home, the car’s rear window was broken and a purse, social security card, driver’s license and money was removed, officials said.

• Police said a Riverside woman had the passenger side window of her car broken at her Lake Avenue home on Saturday night. Nothing was stolen and no arrest has been made, police said.

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 The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.

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