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06/02/18 6:00am

Police arrested a 47-year-old man Saturday for harassment in Riverhead.

Aidas Beconis of Riverhead was in a house on Aldersgate Drive when the female homeowner arrived around 1 a.m., officials said. Mr. Beconis attempted to hug and kiss her, but she pushed him off of her and called him a snail, according to a police report. reAD

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05/12/18 6:00am

• Police arrested a Westhampton man for driving while intoxicated in Riverhead last Saturday.

Police responded to Cross River Drive around 11:10 p.m. in reference to an erratic driver headed southbound on the road, officials said.

Joel Lima-Sanchez, 22, was charged with misdemeanor aggravated DWI and numerous violations. READ

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04/21/18 6:00am

Police arrested a 25-year-old man for driving while intoxicated on County Road 58 last Sunday.

Alexander Martinez of Riverhead was unable to stay in his lane and drove over the pavement markings around 9:40 a.m., officials said. A police officer pulled Mr. Martinez over in the parking lot of Payless Shoes and determined that he was intoxicated, officials said. 

He was charged with misdemeanor DWI as well as other equipment violations. — READ

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03/10/18 5:59am

Riverhead Town police arrested a man for drug possession in Riverhead last Tuesday.

After Jermie Briggs, 40, was stopped for failing to signal when making a right turn from Zion Street onto Hubbard Avenue around 6:30 p.m., police learned he was in possession of crack cocaine and marijuana, officials said.  READ