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Southampton Blotter: Teenager involved in crash charged with DWI

07/15/2016 9:00 AM |

Police arrested a Quogue man for driving while intoxicated in Flanders on Sunday. 

Sandrius Rimkus, 19, was involved in a car accident around 3 a.m. near Westhampton-Riverhead Road and Quogue Riverhead Road. Police determined that Mr. Rimkus, who had a 16-year-old passenger with him, was intoxicated, officials said.

He was charged with DWI and endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors, and a traffic violation.

• A Hampton Bays man was arrested Sunday on a drug charge in Flanders.

William Morris, 21, was stopped for having an unsecured rear license plate around 2:50 a.m. near Quogue Riverhead Road and Westhampton-Riverhead Road when police noticed a strong smell of marijuana coming from the car, officials said. During a search, police reportedly found a small quantity of marijuana and two and a half Xanax bars.

Mr. Morris was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor, and two violations.

• Police arrested a Rocky Point man Sunday for driving with a suspended license in Riverside.

Robert Ort, 56, was stopped around 9:10 a.m. on Riverleigh Avenue for a cellphone violation when police learned he had a suspended license for failing to answer a summons on more than three dates, officials said.

He was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor, and a traffic violation.

• A Riverhead man was arrested for driving with a suspended license in Hampton Bays last Monday.

William Alvarenga, 18, was stopped for a traffic infraction around 8:10 p.m. on West Montauk Highway near Springville Road when police learned he was driving with a suspended license, officials said.

He was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor, and three traffic violations.

• A Riverside man reported that a man and woman, known only by their first names, Clarence and Donna, took his car keys without permission and then left in an unknown direction, officials said. Police described Clarence as a black man approximately six feet tall and Donna as a black woman with short hair. Both are believed to live in the Calverton/Riverhead area, officials said. The victim reported that he told the couple they didn’t have permission to use his car and that he would call the police to file charges, officials said. No arrests have been made.

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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