Cops: Parole violator resisted arrest in Riverside


A 50-year-old Mastic man was arrested on a parole warrant and for resisting arrest after a traffic stop shortly after 2 a.m. Tuesday, Southampton Town police said.

Brian Whitley, who was wanted for violating the terms of his parole, fled the scene by foot after a police officer became aware of the warrant, police said. He was caught after a short foot pursuit and placed under arrest, police said.

He was charged with violating parole and resisting arrest. He is expected to be arraigned later this morning.