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Southampton Police Blotter: Riverside man arrested for trespassing at Phillips Avenue school

A Riverside man was arrested after he was found to have trespassed at Phillips Avenue Elementary School Friday afternoon, according to police.

Cecil Trent, 54, was reportedly known to be from the Riverhead area by a school employee who said it was the third time she saw him at the school, police said. 

Mr. Trent was told not to be on the school property, police said. 

The school employee said Mr. Trent was at the front desk looking for a security guard and then left the building, police said. He was then reported in the school parking lot asking for money and told he wasn’t supposed to be there, police said. He left the location and was later arrested at his home, according to police.

Mr. Trent was charged with misdemeanor third-degree criminal trespass, police said. 

• A Riverside resident reported last Wednesday that someone had broken into two of her vehicles by smashing a window on each, police said. 

The woman said her husband heard a noise in the early hours that day, around 1:30 a.m., but did not see anything outside, according to police. 

In the morning, the couple saw the front passenger window of an SUV broken, as well as the driver’s side window of their other vehicle, police said.

The glove boxes and center consoles of both vehicles were ransacked, but nothing was taken, police said. 

• Eddie Buckley, 62, of Riverside was arrested last Monday after he was found carrying crack cocaine during a traffic stop, police said.

Mr. Buckley was stopped on Lake Avenue for an equipment violation when further investigation revealed he had two crack pipes and a quantity of crack cocaine in his possession, police said. He was driving with a revoked license, policed said. 

Mr. Buckley was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, aggravated unlicensed operation and two violations, according to police.

• Carlos Gutierrez-Zacupa, 25, of Flanders was arrested last Monday night after he was found to be driving with a revoked license for a prior DWI.

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

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 The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.