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Riverhead Blotter: Man arrested on drug charge near train tracks

A Riverhead man was arrested on drug possession charges last Thursday, according to a Riverhead Town police report.

Gary Mosley, 61, was seen by police exiting the wooded area near the train tracks on East Main Street in Riverhead around 9:40 p.m. The officer then noticed Mr. Mosley making “several furtive motions toward his right front pocket,” officials said. The officer approached Mr. Mosley and asked him if he had any drug paraphernalia or weapons, to which he responded “It’s in there,” pointing to his right front pocket, officials said. Police reportedly found Mr. Mosley to be in possession of a broken glass pipe and crack cocaine.

He was charged with misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

• Jaroslaw Baczewski was arrested for misdemeanor driving while intoxicated near Corwin Street and Fishel Avenue in Riverhead around 11:10 p.m. Monday, officials said.

• Concepcion Jocop Can was arrested for misdemeanor DWI near Maple Avenue in Riverhead around 1:15 a.m. Sunday, officials said.

• Police arrested a Coram woman for stealing in Riverhead last Tuesday.

An employee at Famous Footwear on Route 58 called police around 12:05 p.m. saying a woman left the store with a pair of black Nike sneakers without paying for them, officials said. Police reportedly found the subject, later identified as Julie Stokley, 49, in the nearby Applebee’s parking lot.

Ms. Stokley was charged with misdemeanor petit larceny.

• Two Manorville women were arrested for stealing in Riverhead last Tuesday.

The women were seen putting items inside a red bag at the Christmas Tree Shops around 9:20 p.m. and attempted to leave the store when the Sensormatic was triggered, officials said. One of the women, later identified as Jamie Carroll, 25, left the store in a white car and the other, Krista Carroll, 30, remained inside and began putting the items in a cooler, officials said.

Jamie Carroll was later found parked in the Buffalo Wild Wings parking lot, officials said. Both women were charged with misdemeanor petit larceny and released on $100 cash bail.

• Police arrested a Selden man for stealing in Riverhead last Wednesday.

Nihad Chowdhury, 22, was placed in custody at Best Buy on Route 58, where he worked, around 2:30 p.m. for stealing assorted items valued at over $300 between Friday, Aug. 4 and Monday, Aug. 14, officials said.

He was charged with misdemeanor petit larceny.

• A Riverhead man was arrested for driving with a suspended license in Riverhead last Thursday.

Tyler Dunleavy, 23, was seen driving on East Main Street without a front bumper around 4:55 p.m. Police later stopped him on Riverside Drive, where they learned he had a suspended license, officials said.

He was charged with misdemeanor second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and a violation.

• Police reported an unknown man raped a 32-year-old Riverhead woman on Osborn Avenue around 4:30 p.m. last Thursday. No other information was immediately available.

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.