Riverhead Blotter: Election signs dumped in Aquebogue

11/17/2011 8:00 AM |

An Aquebogue man reported that someone dumped election signs, a traffic cone and other pieces of garbage in front of his Grant Drive home. The crime was reported to town police Friday about 7 a.m.

• A Riverhead man is facing a harassment charge after he grabbed a female housemate who is not related to him, shoved her up against a bathroom wall and told her not to speak, police said. Agustin Soyos-Hernandez, 34, was taken to police headquarters following the 12:30 a.m. East Second Street incident Friday and held for a morning court appearance because he was intoxicated, police said.

• Someone broke the back window of a car parked on East Main Street Saturday night and stole a wallet, speakers and a Guatamelan identification card, town police said. No further details were available.

• A Jamesport woman reported to town police that someone stole a .38-caliber Smith and Wesson handgun from her Peconic Bay Boulevard home sometime in the past 10 years. The theft was reported last Thursday about noon. It was not clear what took so long for the woman to report the gun had gone missing.

• Thomas Johnston, 24, of Riverhead was charged with second-degree harassment following an incident at the Oakland Ridge mobile home park in Riverhead about 2 a.m. Monday. No additional details were available.

• A Calverton man reported $15,000 worth of jewelry missing from his Southfield Drive home about 11 a.m. Saturday. No arrests were made.

• A 15-year-old girl is facing a forgery charge after an arrest about 10:30 a.m. last Thursday, according to town police. No further details were available.

• A pharmacist at the Walgreens pharmacy on Route 58 in Riverhead reported receiving several counterfeit prescriptions for medications. The incidents were reported about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. 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 The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.