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05/05/18 5:00am

Riverhead Town police arrested a Flanders resident for marijuana possession in Riverhead Saturday.

Rower Hernandez-Xajap, 19, was seen smoking “in a manner typical of persons smoking crack cocaine from a glass tube or persons smoking marijuana from a pipe,” police said. When police approached him around 7:25 p.m. he was standing near a rock in Grangebel Park and smelled of burnt marijuana, police said. He was found in possession of a glass pipe and a small amount of marijuana and admitted to recently smoking marijuana, officials said. 

He was charged with misdemeanor fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana and a violation. READ

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04/28/18 5:00am

Police arrested a Montauk man for driving while intoxicated in Riverhead last Thursday. 

Kevin Cronin, 58, was seen in the parking lot at the corner of Griffing and Railroad avenues with his car engine idling and the lights on for an extended period of time around 12:30 a.m. when police learned he was intoxicated, officials said. 

He was charged with aggravated DWI and a breath test violation, both misdemeanors, officials said. — READ