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05/20/18 6:00am

A Riverside man was arrested after he was found to have trespassed at Phillips Avenue Elementary School Friday afternoon, according to police.

Cecil Trent, 54, was reportedly known to be from the Riverhead area by a school employee who said it was the third time she saw him at the school, police said.  READ

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05/13/18 6:00am

• A Mastic Beach man was arrested for drunken driving last Saturday in Flanders after he was stopped for a traffic infraction on Flanders Road, police said. 

Mario Taylor, 47, was found to be unsteady on his feet, with red, glassy eyes and slurred speech, police said. 

He was charged with DWI, drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle on a highway and a traffic violation, police said.  READ

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05/06/18 5:00am

A Riverhead man was caught with a loaded pistol in the trunk of his car Saturday night after he was stopped on Cross River Drive in Riverside, according to Southampton Town police. 

Michael Gilbert, 24, was stopped for an equipment violation and police searched his vehicle after detecting the smell of marijuana, officials said. 

A search revealed a loaded .22-caliber semiautomatic pistol in the trunk. It was also discovered that Mr. Gilbert was driving with a suspended license, police said. 

Mr. Gilbert was charged with felony second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and a violation, police said. READ

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04/29/18 6:00am

A Brooklyn man working as a taxi driver for a local cab service was arrested for twice violating an active order of protection last Tuesday while the victim was in his vehicle, according to Southampton Town police. 

Anthony Calloway, 41, was located on Old Quogue Road and stopped on Lake Avenue for a prior violation of an order of protection, police said. The person the order of protection covered was in his vehicle, police said.

Mr. Calloway was charged with two counts of felony first-degree criminal contempt, according to police.  — READ

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04/22/18 6:00am

A Calverton man was arrested for drunken driving last Sunday morning in Riverside, leading to a felony charge, according to Southampton Town police.

Dwayne Mitchell, 34, was traveling north on Flanders Road when police stopped him for a violation and noticed a smell of alcohol on his breath, police said.

Mr. Mitchell was found to be intoxicated, police said.  — READ