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Riverhead Blotter: Thefts reported at Target, Old Navy, Nike

08/20/2016 4:00 PM |

Riverhead Town police arrested a man for stealing numerous items from Target Monday.

Anderson Sanches-Gonzalez reportedly took three cellphones and a FitBit, concealed them in a Target shopping bag and attempted to exit the store about 5 p.m. with the items, valued at around $425.

He was taken to the Target security office, where a Riverhead police officer responded, arrested him and transported him to headquarters for processing. Mr. Sanches-Gonzalez was released on $500 cash bail.

He was charged with petit larceny, a misdemeanor.

• A woman was arrested Sunday after she attempted to steal clothing from Old Navy at Tanger Outlet Center.

Caitlyn Golden stole “assorted clothing” from the store about 5 p.m. and was taken to headquarters, where she was processed and released with a future court date, officials said.

She was charged with petit larceny, a misdemeanor.

• Police arrested a man on a criminal contempt charge in Riverhead last Tuesday.

Police reported that a woman returned to her Tyler Drive home about 5:30 p.m. and found Michael Logan on the second-floor balcony. His speech was slurred and he eventually fell into a chair, officials said. The woman said Mr. Logan, whose age was not listed in a police report, violated an order of protection stating that he couldn’t drink alcohol. Mr. Logan had allegedly crushed up his prescribed Xanax and was snorting it, officials said.

The woman told police said she wanted Mr. Logan out of her house. He was transported to headquarters and charged with second-degree criminal contempt, a misdemeanor.

• A man was arrested for driving while intoxicated in Riverhead Saturday.

Denys Perez was arrested after being involved in a car accident on West Main Street around 6:50 p.m., officials said.

He was charged with aggravated DWI, a misdemeanor.

• Police arrested Frank Brown for DWI near Reeves Avenue and Roanoke Avenue about 2:10 a.m. Sunday, officials said.

He was charged with misdemeanor DWI.

• A Wading River woman reported receiving a phone call around 12:45 p.m. Monday from someone claiming to be from the IRS and saying she owed $5,000. Police advised her not to send money and to block the phone number, officials said.

• Police reported an unknown individual removed two lion statues from a residence at Strawberry Commons in Riverhead about 4:45 p.m. Monday.

• A shed on Park Road in Baiting Hollow was damaged during an attempted burglary Monday night, police said. No entry was made and nothing was missing, but $30 worth of damage occurred, officials said.

• An unknown person reportedly unlawfully entered a business on Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow about 1:35 a.m. Saturday. No more information was provided and no arrest has been made at this time, officials said.

• A Riverhead police officer found a stolen vehicle on Doctors Path about 8:40 a.m. Friday. The vehicle had been stolen from Southampton Town. Detectives from Southampton were notified and responded, officials said.

• Four hubcaps were reportedly stolen from a 2016 Honda on Silver Beech Lane in Baiting Hollow about 5:20 p.m. Friday.

• The ATM vestibule at the Teachers Federal Credit Union on Old County Road was damaged about 10:15 p.m. Friday, officials said. The cost of the damage is undetermined and no arrest has been made at this time, police said.

• An unidentified man stole 10 pairs of shoes, worth approximately $550, from the Nike Outlet store at Tanger Outlets about 9:40 a.m. last Thursday, officials said.

• A man and two women stole merchandise from the Ugg Australia store at Tanger Outlets on two separate occasions, police said. The trio reportedly took about $640 worth of items on Aug. 4 and an additional $845 worth of merchandise last Thursday. No arrest has been made yet.

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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