A Center Moriches man was arrested for drunken driving during an early morning traffic stop in Flanders Saturday, according to a state police news release.
Elmantas Valys, 26, was pulled over about 3:25 a.m. on County Route 31, state police said. Mr. Valys took a breath test and had a .19 percent blood alcohol content, according to the release.
He was charged with driving while intoxicated and released with a future court date in Southampton Town.
There were 467 cases on the docket in Riverhead Town Justice Richard Ehlers’ court Sept. 15-17. The following were among those adjudicated.
• Tanya Schultheis, 30, of Brown Street in Riverside pleaded guilty to seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to six months in jail and fined $205.
• Tomasz Zalewski, 25, of Fishel Avenue in Riverhead pleaded guilty to seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and petit larceny and was sentenced to 90 days in jail. (more…)
A Middle Island woman (at right, in blanket) is questioned by police after passengers in her vehicle were allegedly found to be in possession of narcotics. About a dozen police responded to the scene, including New York State troopers. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
Two men were arrested on drug charges and the driver of the car they were passengers in was also brought into custody following a traffic stop Friday night, Riverhead Town Police said.
Update: Police say men had crack, cocaine at the time of their arrest
The Riverhead Police Department is hosting a free drug collection day this Saturday for residents to safely get rid of unwanted, unused or expired prescription medication. (more…)
Anthony Wayne Smith mug shot from May 2014 (Credit: Riverhead Town police)
Update: Anthony Wayne Smith was held on $100,000 cash bail or $200,000 bond after his arraignment in Town Court Friday morning, a court clerk said.
He is due back in court on Sept. 30.
A Riverhead ex-con arrested for felony weapons possession earlier this year is now facing felony assault and weapons charges after Riverhead Police say he slashed a man in the face on Railroad Avenue last night.
Christopher Collins is led out of Riverhead Town court Thursday morning. (Credit: Paul Squire)
Update 11 a.m.
A Flanders teen charged with felony assault after allegedly shooting a teenage shopper in the face with a pellet gun near a Route 58 store has been held on $5,000 bail after his arraignment in town court. (more…)