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Cops: Man arrested for breaking into Northampton home

A Riverhead man was arrested after Southampton Town Police received a call about a suspicious person in a residence in Northampton on Sunday. 

Denzel Faines, 24, was arrested at around 9:30 a.m. after police learned he entered a Birch Court home without permission, police said. He was charged with second-degree criminal trespass, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, officials said.

Mr. Faines has a history of arrests in the area, dating back to a 2009 drug arrest after a car he was in was found to have 58 tablets of ecstasy, 13 grams of crack cocaine, 41 grams of marijuana, and two ounces of liquid codeine, according to an prior News-Review article.

Most recently, he was arrested in June of this year on a criminal possession of a controlled substance charge after he was seen stumbling into traffic on Old Quogue Road under the influence of PCP, according to a prior News-Review article.

Mr. Faines was processed and released on an appearance ticket, police said.