Riverhead Police Report

05/20/2010 12:00 AM |

A Riverhead man was arrested this week in connection to a string of reported burglaries in the Stoneleigh Woods at Riverhead retirement community on Middle Road in Riverhead.

Aaron Hartmann, 20, was arrested Monday after police said he stole wallets, cell phones, bottles of liquor, power tools and other items from at least three homes that same day. It was not clear where or when Mr. Hartmann was arrested.

He was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, authorities said.

* Roberto Ortigoza, 32, of Southampton was arrested at the Casa Rica bar and restaurant on East Main Street in Riverhead early Sunday and charged with second-degree assault, officials said. The arrest occurred about 3:30 a.m. No additional information was available from Riverhead Police.

* Justin Evans, 25, of Riverhead was arrested on driving while intoxicated charges early Saturday, police said. Mr. Evans was stopped by police about 4:30 a.m. near a 7-Eleven store where Route 58 turns into Route 25, authorities said.

* Two 37-year-old women were arrested on assault charges after they reportedly got into an altercation at the Peconic Bay Diner on Route 58 in Riverhead. Both Nancy Buckley of Riverhead and Yolanda Wood of Calverton were charged with second-degree assault after their 10:30 a.m. arrests last Tuesday, town police said. It was not clear what the two women were fighting about.

* The driver of a stolen black 1995 Ford Explorer led Riverhead Police on a chase through Calverton before escaping them early Friday morning. The abandoned SUV was later found by Suffolk County Police on Fawn Crossing in Wading River, authorities said. It was not clear why the police were chasing the driver of the Explorer. The incident occurred about 12 a.m.

* Davon DeValle, 18, and Shawndrea Nash, 17, both of Riverhead, were arrested on second-degree criminal trespass charges last week after they were allegedly found on a Bluebird Place property in Riverhead, police said. The arrest occurred last Tuesday about 1:26 a.m., according to town police.

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 The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.