Blotter: Four arrested on drug dealing charges

02/01/2011 10:54 AM |

Riverhead Blotter

• Riverhead police arrested four men on drug dealing charges this week, though police declined to release their identities.
On Thursday, police arrested a 22-year-old man at police headquarters and 37-year-old man on Lewis Street in Riverhead. On Friday, police arrested an 18-year-old man on Sigal Avenue and a 36-year-old man on Harrison Avenue. All four were charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. It was not clear if the arrests were associated with the 14 made last week in connection with an investigation by the Suffolk County District Attorney’s East End Drug Task Force.

• A Calverton woman was airlifted to an area hospital after a car crash on Route 25 in Calverton last Tuesday evening.
Eileen Nesbitt of Calverton was taken to Stony Brook University Medical Center and Robert Gallant, also of Calverton, was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center via ambulance, police said. It is not clear who was driving or how many cars were involved in the accident. A portion of Route 25 west of Edwards Avenue was closed following the crash.

• Lawrence Lee, 44, of Riverhead was arrested on a Riverhead Town Justice Court warrant and charged with second-degree assault Friday, officials said. The arrest occurred about 10 a.m.

• A 14-year-old boy was arrested at Riverhead Middle School last Tuesday and charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, police said. The arrest occurred about 3 p.m. No additional information was available.

• Brian Musmacker, 24, of Hampton Bays was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of marijuana Sunday, according to town police. The arrest occurred about 11:30 a.m. on Railroad Avenue in Riverhead.

• Someone stole $12,500 worth of jewelry from a Windflower Lane home in Riverhead, police said. The theft was reported Saturday.

• Someone tried to break in to the East End Arts Council building on East Main Street in Riverhead about 3 a.m. Saturday, police said. No items were reported missing.

Southampton Blotter

• Terrance Seymore, 29, of Hill Crescent in Calverton was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana early Monday after an officer approached him and others who were sitting in a parked car that smelled of smoke, police said.
The car was parked on Old Quogue Road in Riverside when an officer came to investigate about 1 a.m., authorities said.
While the officer interviewed the passengers, Mr. Seymore said, “I only got a little bag of weed,” and then took a bag of marijuana out of his left pocket, according to a police report.

• Tito Canel, 46, of Cypress Avenue in Flanders was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated about 10:30 p.m. Saturday after he was stopped for a traffic infraction on Flanders Road in Flanders, according to Southampton Town Police. Mr. Canel failed to signal when he pulled into a parking lot on Flanders Road near Cypress Avenue. He then failed field sobriety tests, police said.

• Shawanna James, 38, of West Main Street in Riverhead was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana following a Jan. 17 traffic stop near the Riverside traffic circle, where she was found in possession of crack cocaine and marijuana, police said.

• Jesse Angland, 19, of Evelyn Court in Manorville was charged with possession of a controlled substance last Thursday night at the County Center in Riverside, police said.
Mr. Angland was being searched in connection with a scheduled probation appointment when a probation officer found him in possession of a plastic bag containing 18 oval-shaped pills, believed to Zoloft, a prescription drug, police said.
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.