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Riverhead Blotter: East Hampton man charged with petit larceny

10/06/2018 5:39 AM |

Riverhead Town police arrested an East Hampton man for stealing shirts from Calvin Klein Sunday.

Henry Jackson Cordoba-Serrano, 44, was charged with misdemeanor petit larceny.

• A Holbrook man called police Saturday to report that after pumpkin picking at Stakey’s Farm in Northville, he discovered a key mark on his vehicle from the gas cap to the driver’s side door.

• A 20-year-old Hampton Bays woman was arrested for driving drunk on Roanoke Avenue in Riverhead Friday.

Rebecca Altamirano was seen driving northbound, failing to maintain her lane and nearly striking the curb. She was charged with misdemeanor DWI.

• Riverhead police responded Friday to a report of a suspicious vehicle near Hidden Pond Path in Wading River.

Around 2:56 p.m., a woman reported that her daughter and another youth were approached by two unknown males while walking home from the bus.

The passenger, a man with short black hair and glasses, appeared to be taking pictures of the children with a cell phone before fleeing southbound at a high rate of speed, police said.

Police said they have increased patrols of the area in light of the incident.

• A Riverhead man was arrested after he was found driving with a suspended license Friday.

Oscar Canel, 37, was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor.

• Police arrested a Riverhead man who left before paying his bill at PeraBell last Thursday.

Kirk Alfaro, 50, was located and arrested for theft of services, a class A misdemeanor.

Police said an investigation is continuing into a second suspect.

• Riverhead police arrested a 63-year-old Huntington man after he attempted to steal 11 cases of Corona beer from Stop and Shop last Thursday.

Richard Rodriguez allegedly told police that he was told to push the shopping cart full of beer out the front door and he assumed it was paid for.

He was charged with misdemeanor petit larceny and released on $100 cash bail, police said.

• A Riverhead man was arrested for stealing a pocketbook and duffel bag from a vehicle at BJ’s last Wednesday.

Tarell Holloway, 31, was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a Class A misdemeanor, and third-degree identity theft, a Class E felony.

• Police arrested an employee of Big Lots in Riverhead after he stole a shopping cart of miscellaneous items last Wednesday.

Thomas Chance, 43, of Riverhead, was arrested for petit larceny around 7:27 p.m. and released on a desk appearance ticket.

• A woman in the Staples parking lot last Tuesday alerted police to a suspicious male in a taxi following her.

According to police, the woman entered the store around 10:30 a.m. to get away and waited inside for 20 minutes. The taxi moved closer to the front entrance and the complainant was walked out to her vehicle. The taxi drove up to her vehicle but then fled, police said.

• Riverhead Police also responded to a report of suspicious activity at Target last Tuesday.

Shortly before 4 p.m., a woman reported that while walking out of the store, she saw an unknown male taking pictures of her car. Surveillance footage shows the male entering a tan SUV and fleeing the area, 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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