Cops say pair was growing pot

09/16/2010 12:00 AM |

Two Flanders residents were arrested for allegedly growing marijuana, Southampton Town Police said.

Nanette Campbell and Cori Thomas, both 50 and both of Glider Avenue, had called police to the house about 2 a.m. Friday about an unwanted person, but when an officer entered their backyard he discovered two marijuana plants growing in the yard, police said. Ms. Campbell signed a consent form allowing the officer to search the premises; he then found more marijuana in her bedroom, authorities said.

Mr. Thomas “admitted he cultivated marijuana,” police said.

Ms. Campbell was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana while Mr. Thomas was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana and growing cannabis without a license.

The unwanted person was never found, police said.

* Marc Igneri, 19, of Lakeview Drive in Northampton was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana at about 1:40 a.m. Aug. 27 in Hampton Bays. Mr. Igneri was pulled over on Montauk Highway West for a fractured windshield when a Southampton Town Police officer discovered marijuana on the floor of the car, and more marijuana in Mr. Igneri’s right front pocket, authorities said.

* A homeless man who was sitting in his car reported that he was punched in the face last Thursday by an unknown man while the victim was parked on Lake Avenue in Riverside, police said. The victim said five men had walked up to his car and asked for a dollar, and when he said no, one of them punched him. The suspects then ran toward the Riverside traffic circle, police said.

* Katie Moriarty, 26, of Topping Path in Northampton was charged with endangering the welfare of a child last Tuesday on Anchor Street in Flanders, officials said. Police found Ms. Moriarty in her car, semiconscious and unaware of her surroundings, having overdosed on multiple prescription drugs, authorities said.

She was parked in a secluded parking lot behind a church with her 1-year-old daughter crying and unattended, police said. Ms. Moriarty was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center and the child was released to the custody of family members, according to police, who said Child Protective Services was notified.

* Nicole D’Angelo, 39, of Locust Avenue in Rocky Point was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated Sunday on Flanders Road in Hampton Bays after she was observed operating a car erratically on the road, according to police, who said she had alcohol on her breath and failed all field sobriety tests.

* Two stereo speakers valued at $100 were reported stolen from the restroom at the Flanders Little League field at Iron Point Park Aug. 6, police said. The cases that were built around them also were stolen.

* A Flanders woman reported last Monday that someone had wrote graffiti, including an obscene word, on her car on Brookhaven Avenue in Flanders.

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.