Southampton Blotter: Drunk driver crashes into tree in Flanders

A Flanders man was charged with driving while intoxicated last Wednesday after he drove into a tree and fled, according to Southampton Town Police.

Oscar Ajcuc, 19, of Cypress Avenue in Flanders crashed his car into a tree at the intersection of Flanders Road and County Road 105 in Flanders and then left the scene, according to police. An officer then canvassed the area and located Mr. Ajcuc, who was intoxicated and refused to take a chemical test, according to police.

He was charged with aggravated DWI, leaving the scene of a traffic accident, unlicensed driving and failing to maintain a lane of travel.

• A Flanders man was arrested after he damaged a woman’s car and threatened to kill her, according to police. Dominick Haga, 20, of Port Street in Flanders had done $3,800 worth of damage to the car on Dec. 4 on Tyler Street in Flanders by kicking it and punching the roof, according to police. They said he then started banging on the doors and windows of a nearby house, yelling “I’m going to kill you” and trying to get in through a bathroom window.
Mr. Haga was arrested on a warrant on Dec. 8 at police headquarters and charged with third-degree menacing and second-degree criminal mischief, according to police.

• Eric Stelzel, 29, of Riverhead was observed by an officer smoking crack cocaine in his car parked on Enterprise Zone Drive in Riverside Nov. 30.
Mr. Stelzel was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree aggravated operation of a motor vehicle because he was found to have a suspended license, according to police.

• Nathan King, 29, of Oak Avenue in Flanders was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana Dec. 4 on Red Creek and Flanders roads in Flanders following a brief investigation, according to police.

• Eight Xbox games valued at about $480 and two eMachines laptop computers valued at $400 were reported stolen from a house on Maynard Street in Riverside last Wednesday. The suspects appear to have entered the house through an unlocked side door, according to police.

• A Jamesport man reported Monday that his ATM card from the Suffolk Federal Credit Union branch in Riverside had been illegally used to make $2,000 worth of unauthorized purchases, according to police.

• A $200 Pioneer car radio was reported stolen from a car parked on a driveway on Maple Avenue in Flanders Dec. 4. The car had been parked there for some time because it had been disabled in a collision, police said.

• A Riverside woman reported that her Visa credit card had been stolen from her pocketbook Dec. 4 and that several unauthorized charges totaling $500 had been made on it, according to police. The charges were made at gas stations on West Main Street in Riverhead and Peconic Avenue in Riverside, according to police.
The card has since been canceled, according to police.

• A Flanders woman reported Dec. 4 that someone had fired a pellet at her car while she was driving on County Road 104 in Flanders, near its intersection with County Road 31, according to police.
The pellet caused damage to the rear passenger door, police said.

• Someone smashed the rear and driver’s side windows and damaged the driver’s side door on a car parked on Royal Avenue in Flanders Saturday.

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.