04/11/15 2:40pm
04/11/2015 2:40 PM

A Jamesport man was arrested Saturday on drug charges in Mattituck, Southold Town police said.

John Scalzi, 49, was pulled over for a traffic violation shortly after 1:50 a.m. near the intersection of Main Road and Locust Avenue and was found to be in possession of crack cocaine, police said.

Mr. Scalzi was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, processed at police headquarters and held for arraignment, officials said.

02/15/15 3:55pm
02/15/2015 3:55 PM

A Riverhead man was arrested on drunken driving charges Sunday after he was caught driving erratically in Mattituck with his 11-month-old child in the car, according to a police press release.

Valentin Garcia, 29, of was driving westbound on Road 48 shortly before 2 a.m. when police observed him changing his lane of travel in an unsafe manner, Southold Town police said.

After he was pulled over, police found him to be intoxicated, officials said.

Mr. Garcia was charged with DWI Leandra’s Law, a felony, and several traffic violations, police said.

02/10/15 11:04pm
02/10/2015 11:04 PM

A Riverhead man was arrested Tuesday after he was caught driving in Southold with a revoked license, Southold Town police said.

Pilar Milton, 26, was pulled over near the intersection of Route 48 and Lipco Road at around 5:15 p.m. after police caught him speeding, officials said.

Mr. Milton was also required to have an interlock device in his car, but police said he did not at the time of his arrest.

He was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and circumventing an interlock device, officials said.

Mr. Milton was released on an appearance ticket to return to Southold Town Justice Court at a later date, police said.