01/21/15 8:00am
01/21/2015 8:00 AM

Two Flanders men, one described by police as a gang member, were arrested at their Cypress Avenue home last Thursday following an investigation into cocaine sales in the area, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s East End Drug Task Force, which made the arrests in conjunction with the Southampton Town Police Emergency Services Unit and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit.


09/16/14 8:00am
09/16/2014 8:00 AM


A Flanders teenager refused to be arrested early Saturday and briefly escaped from an officer — though was caught before long — according to Southampton Town Police.

When an officer arrived at the scene of El Ranchero Latina, a 17-year-old was highly intoxicated and kicking the front door at the bar on Flanders Road in Flanders, yelling and cursing at the security guard, and attempting to engage him in a fight, police said. (more…)

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.