07/06/15 9:03am
07/06/2015 9:03 AM

After increasing patrols looking for drunken drivers over the Fourth of July weekend, Riverhead police arrested five people, according to a news release.

Of those arrested, four were charged with misdemeanor DWI: Alfredo Gray, 41, of Riverhead; Debra Alaimo, 49, of Riverhead; Isobel Morgenstern, 57, of Fairfield, Ct.; and Daniel White Jr., 60, of Riverhead.

A fifth person, Edgar Escalente, 41 of Riverhead, was arrested Thursday and charged with aggravated unlicensed driving, police said.

The police patrols were funded through the town’s Stop DWI program and the East End DWI Task Force. Other patrols are planned for later this year, police said.

06/14/15 10:48am
06/14/2015 10:48 AM
Parvez Ahmad. (Credit: Riverhead Town Police Department)

Parvez Ahmad. (Credit: Riverhead Town Police Department)

Shah Nadeemul Hasan. (Credit: Riverhead Town Police Department)

Shah Nadeemul Hasan. (Credit: Riverhead Town Police Department)

Clerks at two local stores were busted Saturday in a police sting operation that found the clerks sold alcohol to minors, Riverhead Town police said.

The Riverhead Town Police Departments C.O.P.E. Unit conducted a New York State Liquor Authority compliance check at 24 establishments, officials said.

Two of those stores were found to be in violation of selling alcohol to patrons under the age of 21, police said.

Parvez Ahmad, 50, of Medford was arrested at the 7-Eleven gas station on Route 58 in Riverhead, officials said.

Shah Nadeemul Hasan, 42, of Middle Island was arrested at Valero on Route 25A in Wading River, officials said.

Both men were charged with first-degree unlawfully dealing with a child, police said.