10/14/14 3:59pm
Paul Allen mug shot (Credit: Riverhead police department)

Paul Allen mug shot (Credit: Riverhead police department)

A Roosevelt man was arrested Tuesday after police tracked him down for passing a counterfeit $100 bill at a store in Wading River in July 2013, according to a police news release.

Paul Allen, 24, was charged with felony criminal possession of a forged instrument for allegedly spending the bill at Pool Palace on July 13, 2013.

He was arraigned in Riverhead town court and released on his own recognizance.

10/14/14 2:30pm

• An unlicensed Riverhead man was caught swerving across the road while driving drunk in Flanders Saturday, Oct. 4, police said.

A Southampton Town police officer spotted Jose Martinez-Hernandez, 31, around 1:15 a.m. changing lanes on County Route 105 without signaling, then driving into the curb on the left and right sides of the roadway, according to a police report. (more…)