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Riverhead Blotter: Riverhead man arrested for drunk driving

08/25/2018 6:00 AM |

Riverhead Town police arrested a 26-year-old man for misdemeanor driving while intoxicated in Riverhead Sunday. 

Marcus Belcher of Riverhead was stopped on Doctors Path around 2:24 a.m. for making an improper left turn and failing to signal, officials said. Police then determined he was intoxicated and arrested him. He was taken to headquarters and held for arraignment, officials said. 

• Police charged Fermin Mejia with DWI near the M&G Deli and Grocery on East Main Street around 12:45 p.m. Friday, officials said. 

• Jordan Alcantara, 30, was stopped on Main Road in Aquebogue around 11:50 p.m. Saturday. He was charged with DWI and held for morning arraignment, officials said. 

• A Medford woman was arrested for stealing from Target last Thursday.

Cassandra Rafferty, 30, allegedly attempted to push a cart containing $475 worth of items out of the Route 58 store without paying for them around 4:55 p.m. 

She was charged with misdemeanor petit larceny. 

• Police arrested a Coram woman for stealing from Target Monday.

Olivia Thornton, 30, reportedly attempted to remove over $650 worth of clothes from the Route 58 store without paying for them around 1:10 p.m. She was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center to treat an infection in her left hand and released on an appearance ticket, officials said. 

She was charged with misdemeanor petit larceny. 

• Daniel Hughes was charged with misdemeanor criminal contempt and harassment, a violation, on Hubbard Avenue around 3 a.m. Tuesday, officials said. 

• A Mastic man was arrested for driving with a suspended license in Riverhead Saturday.

William Ramos, 35, was stopped on Route 58 around 10:55 p.m. and charged with misdemeanor second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and multiple traffic violations, officials said. 

Police then learned he had active bench warrants out of the Southampton Town and Suffolk County police departments, officials said. 

• Police arrested a 37-year-old man for harassment at the 7-Eleven on Route 58 Friday. 

Jermaine Crosby of Riverhead was reportedly involved in an argument with an employee around 11:10 p.m.. Mr. Crosby received minor abrasions on his right arm during the argument, officials said. 

He was charged with second-degree harassment, a violation, and held for morning arraignment. 

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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