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.