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Riverhead Blotter: Man charged with DWI in Aquebogue

Riverhead Town police arrested a Riverhead man for driving while intoxicated in Aquebogue last Tuesday.

Vincent Doherty, 61, was backing up in his pickup truck at Phil’s Waterfront Bar and Grill on Meeting House Creek Road around 7:25 p.m. when he was involved in a car crash, officials said. A witness reported Mr. Doherty almost hit his car but the witness managed to get out of the way, resulting in Mr. Doherty hitting another car instead. Police interviewed Mr. Doherty, who was unbalanced, smelled strongly of alcohol and said he’d been drinking, officials said.

He was charged with aggravated DWI, a misdemeanor.

• A Ronkonkoma woman was arrested for stealing in Riverhead Sunday.

An employee at True Religion Brand Jeans in the Tanger Outlet Center reported that a woman entered the store and removed a pair of jeans valued at $200 around 4:35 p.m., officials said. An officer allegedly located the woman, later identified as 34-year-old Nicole Notaroberta, inside the H&M outlet.

She was charged with misdemeanor petit larceny.

• A woman reportedly stole approximately $1,500 worth of clothing from Polo Ralph Lauren in the Tanger Outlet Center around 6:20 p.m. Sunday and fled on foot, officials said. No arrest has been made.

• A car was stolen from Enterprise Rental on Route 58 last Tuesday and found in the Best Market parking lot and returned to the owner around 8 a.m. last Wednesday, officials said.

• Three Louis Vuitton bags, containing assorted items including cash, credit cards and driver’s licenses, were taken from cars at Splish Splash Water Park Friday, officials said.

• A dinosaur statue valued at $2,850 was reportedly stolen from Decorative Gardens Nursery in Calverton around 2 p.m. last Tuesday, officials said.

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 The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.