Police found the car near Route 94 and the LIE. (Credit: Google Map image)
Two Calverton men were arrested Saturday after Southampton Town police received a report that a Riverside woman was carjacked, according to a press release.
One of the suspects was caught with a loaded handgun, officials said.
Police started investigating the missing person’s report after the victim texted a friend and said she was being held inside her car against her will, officials said.
Police located the vehicle a short time later at around 11:40 pm in Calverton near County Road 94 and the Long Island Expressway, officials said.
The woman was found unharmed and two occupants inside the car were arrested, police said.
Fredrick Pittman, 47, was charged with second and third degree criminal possession of a loaded handgun and Trahmel Thompson, 24, was charged with outstanding bench warrants from First District Court, officials said.
No other details were immediately available.
Two people were arrested — including one man from Riverhead — during sobriety checkpoints Saturday in Southampton Town, according to a police press release.
In all, 44 motorists were stopped during the operation where Southampton Town police were helped out by other members of the district attorney’s East End DWI Task Force.
A Flanders man was arrested for drunk driving was early Thursday morning in Flanders, Southampton Town police said. (more…)
A 23-year-old man was arrested Thursday on strangulation and assault charges after fighting with his friend in Flanders, Southampton Town police said.
Joseph Manglaviti of Flanders got into an altercation at his home at around 2:45 a.m. after he felt his friend disrespected him, according to a police report.
Another person tried to stop the fight after Mr. Manglaviti tossed the male victim, police said.
Mr. Manglaviti then stood in front of the victim’s car as he attempted to drive away, pulled him out of the vehicle, punched him and placed him in a headlock, police said.
After someone attempted to break up the fight, the victim drove to the Big Duck in Flanders and called police, officials said. He was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment.
Mr. Manglaviti was arrested and charged with second-degree strangulation, a felony, and third-degree assault, a misdemeanor, police said.
A Mastic Beach man was arrested last Tuesday around 12:15 p.m. after he was spotted speeding on Moriches-Riverhead Road in Northampton, Southampton Town police said.
• Jameula Carter of Flanders, 33, was arrested Sunday on Evergreen Road after he was seen attempting to cross Flanders Road around 6:40 p.m. and nearly being struck by multiple vehicles. He was seen having difficultly walking. He was determined to be under the influence of PCP. A glass jar containing PCP was found in Mr. Carter’s left front pants pocket, police said. (more…)
Cathy Liggon, 46, of Riverhead and Charles Roach, 50, of Flanders were seen driving from what police described as a known drug location last Monday on Flanders Road around 10 a.m., Southampton Town police said. (more…)
A Riverhead man was arrested Friday on reckless driving and drug charges after being spotted by police driving without a seatbelt around 9:50 p.m. on Flanders Road, Southampton Town police said. (more…)