Southampton Town Police: 15-year-old charged with DWI

A 15-year-old drunken driver who was not wearing a seat belt crashed in Northampton early last Thursday, injuring himself in the accident, Southampton Town police.

The teen, who was being treated at the hospital, was arrested and is due back at police headquarters to be processed.

The teen was driving on Lake Avenue about 5:25 a.m. when he lost control of his Audi sedan and crashed, according to a police report.

At the scene, police found the teen was intoxicated and had suffered “head trauma” in the crash. He was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center for treatment.

He was issued an appearance ticket to be processed on a DWI charge, as well as violations for unlicensed driving and not wearing a seat belt.

• A 25-year-old Riverhead woman was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated last Tuesday after she was caught driving with a blood alcohol content more than double the legal limit, Southampton Town police said.

Carolann Dubrowsky was pulled over on Flanders Road about 1:30 a.m. after police spotted her driving in and out of her lane, according to a police report. Police said her eyes were bloodshot and glassy, she was unsteady on her feet and her breath smelled like alcohol, the report states.

She “performed poorly” on a field sobriety test and blew a .20 BAC during a breath test. Ms. Dubrowsky was arrested at the scene and held for arraignment, police said.

• A Riverhead man wanted in connection with an August assault in Flanders was nabbed by police after a traffic stop in Southold Town this week, according to a town police report.

Thomas Johnston, 26, had an active arrest warrant for assault related to an incident on Aug. 11, police said. He was pulled over for a traffic violation in Southold last Monday and was arrested after police learned he was wanted.

Mr. Johnston was taken to police headquarters in Southampton to be arraigned. Additional information about the August assault was not immediately made available.

• A Hampton Bays woman was arrested for drunken driving in Flanders early Friday, police said.

Jessica Seaman, 24, was arrested at the intersection of Huntington Lane and Flanders Road about 2:05 a.m. and charged with aggravated DWI and several traffic offenses, according to a police report.

Police did not provide additional information about her arrest.

• A Cutchogue teen is facing a felony forgery charge after he was caught driving with a phony registration in Northampton last Tuesday, police said.

Police spotted Bahri Erdogan, 19, driving a Volkswagen Jetta with tinted windows on Wildwood Trail near Lake Avenue about 2 p.m., according to a police report. He was pulled over in Speonk, where police found the temporary registration on his insured car was forged, police said.

Mr. Erdogan was arrested and charged with felony forgery and several traffic violations, according to the report. His car was impounded by police.

• Someone broke into a Riverside residence last week and stole more than $1,000 in electronics and power tools, according to a police report.

The burglar broke into the home last Monday sometime between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., smashing through the front door, the victim told police that night. A Playstation 3 video game console worth $300, a Sony Vaio laptop worth $500, a portable battery charger worth $200 and a Milwaukee power drill also worth $200 were taken from the residence, according to a police report.

Police said the case is active pending further investigation.

• A smartphone, two gold necklaces and $100 in quarters were stolen from a Flanders apartment during a break-in Friday, according to a police report.

The residence was broken into about 6:40 p.m., the victims told police. The burglar took a green iPhone 5 worth $450, $100 in coins, two 18-karat gold necklaces worth $600 in total and an $80 pair of FILA running shoes, according to the report.

• A Nissan SUV was stolen from a Riverside property last Wednesday morning, according to a police report.

The black 1996 Pathfinder — which was locked at the time of the theft — was allegedly taken some time between midnight and 6 a.m., police said.

Police are investigating the theft.

• A 32-inch television and about $75 in cash were stolen from a Riverside property last Tuesday, according to a town police report.

Sometime between 11:45 a.m. and 3 p.m., someone forced open the back door of the residence on Vail Avenue and took the $300 television and cash, police said.

The case is active pending further information, police said.

The above information was supplied by the Southampton Town Police Department. A criminal charge is only an accusation and does not indicate convictions.