04/13/2011 1:08 PM |

A Riverhead man was arrested on a forcible touching charge last Thursday following what police described as a domestic incident.

Manuel Canel, 40, was arrested at a Fishel Avenue house and taken to police headquarters about midnight, authorities said. Police took Mr. Canel back to the house the following morning to pick up his belongings after he was issued an order of protection against the victim. No further details were available.

• A Kings Park man was arrested for driving while intoxicated last Thursday after town police said his vehicle “was causing a disturbance” as it traveled on Mill Road in Riverhead. Daniel Oliva, 36, was arrested just before 7 a.m. and charged with DWI and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, officials said.

• A Riverhead man, who police said was drunk, was arrested Saturday evening after a dispute with a female housemate over rent money, authorities said.

The woman told police that Everett Jackson, 54, told her “I’ll [expletive] you up,” as he grabbed her right arm and pulled her toward him. Mr. Jackson was arrested at his Lewis Street home and charged with harassment. He was held overnight due to his intoxicated state, police said.

• A Wyandanch man was arrested after police stopped him for acting suspiciously and found he had crack cocaine in the front pocket of his sweatshirt, authorities said. Town police said 47-year-old Anthony Cannon was picked up on Peconic Avenue in Riverhead about 4 a.m. last Thursday and was also found to be wanted on a Suffolk County arrest warrant.

Police said Mr. Cannon was high on crack at the time. He was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.

• A Greenport man was charged with driving under the influence of drugs after he crashed into another car in Riverhead Sunday, town police said. Seledino Villareal, 37, hit the car driven by Stephen Dzugas-Smith while traveling on Main Road in Jamesport just before 6 a.m., officials said. Mr. Villareal was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs.

• A Lindenhurst man was arrested Sunday after he cursed at and shoved a nurse in the emergency department at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead, town police said. It is unclear why Sean McMahon, 41, was taken to the hospital via ambulance from a Roanoke Avenue residence. But once there, a nurse told police he shoved her and said, “Get the [expletive] out of my way,” when she entered his room. Mr. McMahon was arrested just before 6 p.m. and charged with harassment, authorities said.

• Nick Lopez, 25, of Flanders was arrested by state police and charged with DWI last Thursday. No additional information was available.

• Chakara Jones, 28, of Northampton was arrested by state police last Tuesday and charged with two counts of menacing, officials said. No further details were available.

• Riverhead police alerted Child Protective Services to an infant left unattended in a car parked in the lot at Tanger Outlet Center about 12:30 p.m. Sunday. The car was parked near the Carter’s baby clothing store in Tanger 1. It is not clear if officers attempted to remove the child from the car. No further details were available.

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.