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Southampton blotter: Man caught with marijuana in his underwear

Southampton Town Police arrested a Mastic Beach man last Monday after he allegedly caught with drugs in his underwear after a traffic stop on Moriches-Riverhead Road in Northampton.

Mickey Hill, 26, was stopped at around 7:50 p.m. for failing to signal a turn, according to a police report. Police said cops smelled marijuana and found the drug in his underwear during a search. He also had ecstasy on him at the time of his arrest, police said.

Mr. Hill was charged with two counts of felony third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, as well as unlawful possession of marijuana and failure to use signal lights, both violations, police said.

24-year-old Quayshawn Kelly of Riverhead, a passenger in the car, was also arrested for an outstanding bench warrant, officials said.

• A Rocky Point man was arrested Friday for driving while intoxicated in Riverside after he crashed into another vehicle head on, police said.

John Apperson, 56, was involved in a motor vehicle accident at around 4:40 a.m. after allegedly he crossed over into the southbound lane of County Road 63 and struck an oncoming vehicle. Police said Mr. Apperson had bloodshot, glassy eyes and smelled like an alcoholic beverage. He failed roadside sobriety tests and a breath test; Mr. Apperson was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries, police said.

Mr. Apperson was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, and moving from the lane unsafely and license restriction, both traffic violations, according to a police report.

• Police arrested a 21-year-old man Sunday for allegedly drinking while driving after he drove into the wrong lane of the Riverside traffic circle, according to a police report.

Edgar Gonzalez-Hosollos, of Riverhead, was stopped for driving down the wrong side of the road into the turning lane at the circle about 3:40 a.m., officials said. Once he was stopped, an officer determined Mr. Gonzalez-Hosollos was intoxicated, police said.

He was charged with misdemeanor aggravated DWI drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle, an infraction, and numerous traffic violations, police said.

• Police arrested a Bellport man Saturday for allegedly driving with a suspended license in Riverside.

Walter White, 41, was stopped at around 4:45 a.m. on Lake Avenue for not having a plate light, police said. Upon investigation he was found to have his license revoked for a previous DWI conviction, officials said.

He was charged with two counts of second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor, and an equipment violation, police said.

• A Ponquogue man was arrested last Wednesday for allegedly driving with a suspended license in Riverside.

Scott Wilcox, 46, was stopped for speeding at around 7:20 p.m. on Center Drive, police said. An investigation revealed he has his license suspended for failure to pay child support, police said.

Mr. Wilcox was charged with third-degree misdemeanor aggravated unlicensed operation and issued a violation for speeding, according to a news release.

• Police said numerous items — including men’s and women’s deodorant, shampoo, body spray and soap bars — were reported stolen from the 7-Eleven in Flanders Friday. A man was caught on securty camera footage putting the items in his sweatshirt and then leaving the store without paying, according to a police report. No arrest has been made in connection with the theft, police said.

• Someone’s car window broken at their Ludlum Avenue home in Riverside last Monday night, police said. It appears the suspect searched the car, but nothing was reported missing, police said.

• Two cars were broken into in the driveway of a Suffolk Avenue home in Flanders last Wednesday, police said. An insurance card and money was removed, according to police reports.

• A quad was reportedly stolen from the backyard of a Lake Avenue residence in Riverside last Thursday, police said.

• A burglar stole prescription drugs, jewelry and precious metals and two cell phones from the bedroom of an Old Quogue Road home in Riverside last Thursday, according to a police report. The suspect reportedly entered the house through the bedroom’s window, police said. The case is still pending.

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