09/29/14 12:34pm
09/29/2014 12:34 PM

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.

psquire@timesreview.com

09/27/14 2:00pm
09/27/2014 2:00 PM

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…)

09/27/14 10:00am
A Middle Island woman is questioned by police, at right, after passengers in her vehicle were allegedly found to be in possession of narcotics. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

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

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09/26/14 7:48am
Anthony Wayne Smith mug shot from May 2014 (Credit: Riverhead Town police)

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.
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