01/10/14 2:30pm
01/10/2014 2:30 PM

A victim of an attempted mugging last week had his cellphone and wallet stolen after struggling with a robber, according to a Southampton Town police report.

The victim told police that as he was walking down Oak Avenue near McKinley Street Saturday about 7:15 p.m., a man got out of a vehicle and pulled out a black pistol BB gun, according to the report.

The robber demanded valuables, but the victim wrestled the BB gun away from the man. As the two struggled, a second man got out of the vehicle and took the victim’s Google Nexus 5 phone and wallet from his pocket.

The men got back into the vehicle and drove off. The victim walked to his house and called police. No arrests were reported by police.

• A Riverhead man without a license was busted on a drunken-driving charge after he was stopped in Riverside last Tuesday, police said.

Manuel Contrera Calderon, 24, was pulled over on Vail Avenue after an officer saw him make a left turn without signaling, according to a police report.

Mr. Contrera Calderon was found to be intoxicated and charged with DWI and several traffic violations for failing to signal, driving without a license and driving an unregistered vehicle.

• A Flanders man was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of drugs and drugs possession after he was seen driving out of his lane on Flanders Road in Riverside Saturday, police said.

Christopher Andrews, 53, was stopped about 8:30 p.m. by police, according to a police report. Mr. Andrews “appeared to be under [the] influence of drugs” and failed a field sobriety test, the police report states.

He was also caught with two medications without prescriptions, police said.

• A Riverhead woman was charged with DWI when she was arrested for allegedly driving drunk and refusing to take a breath test in Riverside last week, police said.

Christi Findlay, 30, was stopped on Flanders Road about 3:40 a.m. last Wednesday for failing to stay in her lane, police said. She was found to be intoxicated but did not consent to a breath test, according to a police report. She was charged with aggravated DWI.

• A Riverhead man was hospitalized after he was attacked by two other men early on New Year’s Day, police said.

The victim told police that two men punched him in the head and face about 5 a.m., according to a police report. He suffered a split lip, broken teeth, two black eyes and “extensive” scrapes on his face.

He was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center for treatment; police said the case is still pending.

No further information was available.

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08/23/12 6:00pm
08/23/2012 6:00 PM

A Riverhead man was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs in Riverside late Tuesday night, according to Southampton town police.

Dawid Kalicki, 21, was stopped by officers on County Road 94 about 11 p.m. for traffic infractions, according to a police statement. An investigation during the traffic stop found that Mr. Kalicki was under the influence of marijuana, police said. He was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, a misdemeanor.

Mr. Kalicki was arrested at the scene, taken to police headquarters and held for arraignment in Southampton Town Justice Court Wednesday morning.

Police and court officials were unable to say whether or not Mr. Kalicki’s first name was spelled correctly in a release.

• Two bicycles were reported stolen from the backyard of a home on Flanders Road in Riverside last Monday.

The first bicycle is described as a silver and blue mountain bike without brakes and the second as a blue mountain bike, according to police.

The victim told police he has an ongoing problem with people stealing from his yard.

• A traffic stop for talking on a cellphone while driving led to an arrest on drug charges for a Manorville man, police said.

Matthew McGowan, 34, of Sunrise Highway North Service Road in Manorville was pulled over last Thursday morning on Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton for talking on his cellphone. The officer noticed the smell of marijuana and found marijuana in a cigar case, along with oxycodone that was not prescribed, according to police.

When asked about the oxycodone, Mr. McGowan said, “I got those from a friend…my teeth are bothering me,” according to police.
He was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana and prohibited use of a cellphone.

• A wallet containing three credit cards, a driver’s license and a Social Security card were reported stolen from an unlocked car after its owner went into the Hampton Deli on Flanders Road in Flanders Sunday.

One of the cards was later used at the Stop and Go Mart on West Main Street in Riverhead, and the victim said he saw a man on the store surveillance video who matched the description of a man he saw on a bicycle in the Hampton Deli parking lot as he was heading into that store about 9:30 a.m.

The suspect is described as a black male, 30 to 40 years old, with short hair and a heavy build. He was wearing a sleeveless gray T-shirt and shorts, according to police, who also said he was riding a mountain bike at the time.

• About $950 worth of stereo equipment was reported stolen from an unlocked car parked on Quogue Avenue in Flanders Saturday morning. Speakers valued at $450, a 500-watt amp valued at $300 and an iPod Touch valued at $200 were among the items stolen, police said.

• A Flanders woman reported to police last Thursday that someone had illegally charged $105.44 and $105.95 to her credit card. The charges were made June 12 in Madisonville, Tenn., police said.

The credit card company is aware of the situation and has issued the woman a new card, police said.

• A Belgian block was thrown through the passenger side window of a car parked on Reeves Bay Trail in Flanders about 3:30 am. Sunday.

Those who are named in police reports have not been convicted of any crime or violation. The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.

01/18/11 12:34pm
01/18/2011 12:34 PM

Flanders Road was the location for several driving while intoxicated arrests over the past week, according to Southampton Town Police.

• Hector Mateo-Pedro, 21, of Maple Avenue in Flanders was charged with DWI Friday afternoon after he was involved in a traffic accident at the intersection of County Road 105 and Flanders Road in Flanders. No one was injured in the accident, police said. Mr. Mateo-Pedro smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot, glassy eyes, according to police, who also charged him with driving without a license and following too closely.

• Martin Maroquin, 30, of Chichester Avenue in Center Moriches was observed swerving out of his lane and talking on a cell phone at 2:34 a.m. Sunday while heading south on Flanders Road in Riverside. He was pulled over by an officer and charged with DWI, according to police, who said Mr. Maroquin also was charged with driving while using a cell phone and failure to maintain his lane.

• Bernardo Monroy, 47, of Flanders Road in Flanders was charged with DWI Friday night on Flanders and Old Quogue roads in Riverside after he was pulled over for a traffic infraction and found to be intoxicated, according to police, who said Mr. Monroy also was charged with moving from a lane unsafely.

• Sergio Estrada-Mendez, 42, of Longneck Boulevard in Flanders was charged with urinating in public last Tuesday afternoon after he was observed urinating at the county bus depot on Flanders Road in Riverside, according to police.

• A 36-year-old homeless man told police he was attacked “without provocation” by another man while he was lying down near Peconic Avenue and Flanders Road in Riverside Sunday. The man had substantial swelling about his eyes and face, and told an officer the suspect was known to him but that he didn’t wish to pursue charges, according to police.

• Power tools valued at $1,000 were reported stolen from a storage unit that was broken into last Friday on Flanders Road in Flanders. The owner of the unit told police it was secured by a master padlock that was found cut off. A Sawzall sabre saw, a Ramset fastening system and a leaf blower were among the stolen items, according to police.

• About $1,200 worth of jewelry, a $500 video game player and a $30 DVD player were reported stolen from a house on Flanders Road in Flanders Friday. The owner of the house said its contents were in disarray when he returned home at about 7 p.m. that night, according to police.

• A $500 sewing machine was reported stolen from a house on Riverleigh Avenue in Riverside Friday. The homeowner said he had several different home health aides and believes the machine was taken between July 2010 and this month, according to police.

Those who are named in police reports have not been convicted of any crime or violation. The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.