08/25/2011 6:30 AM |

A Southold man was arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge Sunday after authorities witnessed him weave through traffic and crash into the ropes outside Bay View Farm market in Aquebogue, according to police.

Riverhead Fire Marshal Dave Andruszkiewicz called town police after he witnessed 34-year-old Arthur Hackert driving erratically on Main Road in Aquebogue just after midnight, authorities said. Mr. Hackert then pulled into the parking lot of the American gas station on Main Road in Jamesport, and Fire Marshal Andruszkiewicz pulled up behind him and asked for his keys.

Riverhead Town Police were called to scene and found Mr. Hackert to be intoxicated. He was charged with DWI.

• Alfredo Zurdo-Sian, 36, of Flanders was arrested for exposure of a person during an incident at the El Caracol deli on Griffing Avenue in Riverhead Sunday, town police said. The arrest occurred about 3:30 p.m. No additional details were available.

• Donald Brown, 75, of Flanders, a convicted sex offender, was arrested about 1 p.m. Monday for failing to register as a sex offender, town police said.

• Someone posted signs that read “Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard voted the worst on Long Island by the Wine Press” outside the Route 25A winery last week, according to police reports. The signs were reported by the vineyard’s owner, Sharon Levine, about 3:30 p.m. Sunday and taken down. The Wine Press, a Times/Review publication, did not vote Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard the worst winery on Long Island. No charges have been filed.

• Thomas Anderson, 32, of Riverhead was charged with disorderly conduct about 6 p.m. Saturday after town police asked him to not stand in the middle of traffic at the intersection of Nadel Drive and Joyce Drive in Riverhead and he refused, police said.

• Freddy Buenoarias, 38, of East Hampton is facing a petit larceny and false personation charge following an incident at the Best Buy store on Route 58 in Riverhead Sunday, according to town police. During the 2:30 p.m. arrest Mr. Buenoarias was also found to be wanted on a warrant issued by the East Hampton Town Police Department.
No additional details were available.

• Anthony Francis, 28, of Riverhead was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana last Wednesday, town police said. The arrest occurred about 8 p.m. at the intersection of Lewis Street and Sigal Avenue in Riverhead, police said.

• Someone wrote 2012 in red, black and white paint along the east side of Riverhead High School last week. Investigators will review security footage of the scene to find the suspects, police said.
The vandalism was reported 6 a.m. Monday. No charges have been filed.

• Someone broke into a home on Stephen Drive in Wading River Sunday and ate food and drank beer inside, according to police reports. The break-in was reported about 6:30 a.m. No charges have been filed.

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.