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Southampton Blotter: Riverhead man charged with grand larceny

09/24/2016 2:00 PM |

Southampton Town police arrested a Riverhead man for grand larceny in Riverside last Tuesday.

Shareem Giles, 45, was arrested after an “investigation of stolen tools” at around 5:56 p.m. on Old Quogue Road. The items were valued at more than $3,000, according to the police report.

He was charged with third-degree grand larceny, a felony.

• Police arrested a Flanders man for driving while intoxicated Saturday.

Fredy Giron, 31, was stopped at around 3:30 a.m. near Silver Brook Drive and Oak Avenue in Flanders for failing to stay in his lane and keeping his high beams on. Police reported that he smelled strongly of alcohol, performed poorly on standardized field sobriety tests and failed a pre-screening breath test. He also has a suspended license for a previous alcohol-related incident. Mr. Giron was taken to headquarters and his car was impounded, police said.

He was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation — a felony — misdemeanor DWI and three traffic violations.

He was previously arrested for aggravated DWI in May, the News-Review reported.

• State police arrested an Aquebogue man for driving while ability impaired in Flanders last Tuesday.

Sean Doyle, 32, was stopped for a cell phone violation at the traffic circle in Flanders and was arrested for driving while ability impaired by drugs and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, both misdemeanors, police said.

• A Riverhead man was arrested on a drug charge in Riverside last Thursday.

Charles Johnson, 31, was involved in an argument and was seen leaving a Brown Street home at around 3:10 a.m. with a gray knapsack with plastic bags sticking out, police said. Mr. Johnson then reportedly dropped the bag on the ground and kept walking toward police officers, explaining the argument that had just occurred. When police checked the contents they found a bag containing 32 yellow pills with the numbers 2039 on them, which are believed to be alprazolam, officials said.

Mr. Johnson was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor.

• Police arrested an Amagansett woman on drug charges in Flanders Sunday.

Victoria Hamilton, 31, was parked in a rest area near Flanders and Red Creek roads around 4:30 p.m. when police performed a welfare check and noticed her car smelled strongly of marijuana, officials said. During a search of the car, they reportedly found quantities of cocaine, marijuana and concentrated cannabis.

Ms. Hamilton was arrested and taken to headquarters for processing. She was charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

• A homeless man was arrested for possession of stolen property in Riverside Monday.

Daiquan Bland, 22, was found sitting in a stolen car at Fellowship Hall on Flanders Road around 12:55 a.m. He was also found to be in possession of a car radio stolen from a different car, both owned by the same person, police said. He was taken to headquarters and held for morning arraignment.

Mr. Bland was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a misdemeanor.

• Police arrested a Riverhead woman for driving with a suspended license in Northampton Friday.

Maribel Valadez, 35, was seen talking on her cell phone around 5 p.m. near Lake Avenue and Moriches-Riverhead Road when police learned she had two active warrants and a suspended driver’s license, officials said. She was taken to headquarters for booking.

Ms. Valadez was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and was arrested for an outstanding warrant, both misdemeanors, and two violations.

• A Hampton Bays man was arrested for driving with a suspended learner’s permit in Flanders Saturday.

When Gregory Browne, 31, was stopped for a traffic violation around 4:10 a.m. at the 7-Eleven on Flanders Road, police learned he had a suspended learner’s permit, officials said.

He was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor, and two traffic violations.

• Police arrested a Riverhead woman for driving with a suspended license in Riverside last Thursday.

Lacole Smith, 29, was stopped around 12:10 p.m. near Riverleigh Avenue and Flanders Road for having less than two brake lights when police learned she had a suspended license, officials said. Her car was impounded.

She was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor, and two traffic violations.

• A Riverhead woman was arrested for driving with a suspended license in Riverside last Thursday.

After Carissa Allen, 26, was involved in a two-car accident around 4:20 p.m. near County Road 104 and State Road 24, police learned her license had been suspended six times, officials said. She was taken to headquarters for processing.

Ms. Allen was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor, and failing to yield right of way at a traffic circle, a violation.

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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