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Riverhead Blotter: Women stole designer wallets and purses

01/19/2019 5:45 AM |

A 78-year-old Riverhead man reported to police Monday that an unknown person used his personal information to open a Bethpage Federal Credit Union debit account and steal $33,000 from the complainant’s accounts. Riverhead detectives are investigating.

• Two unknown women stole $600 in wallets and purses from Dooney & Bourke in Tanger Outlets Monday around 6 p.m., according to Riverhead Town police.

• A Center Moriches woman was arrested in Riverhead Saturday after she attempted to steal beer and groceries valued at $99 from Stop & Shop.

Andrea Griffin, 48, was charged with misdemeanor petit larceny and released on a desk appearance ticket, officials said.

• Police arrested Diane Harrison, 59, of Calverton for driving drunk on East Main Street in Riverhead Friday around 5:25 p.m.

Her vehicle, a 2003 Buick, was impounded due to a prior alcohol conviction, officials said.

She was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated.

• A man wearing a dark-colored jacket with fur trim on the hood, red sweater, dark pants and sunglasses stole a Calming Comfort weighted blanket valued at $129.99 from CVS in Riverhead Friday around 3 p.m.

• Sarbelio Juarez, 47, of Riverhead, was arrested for driving with a revoked license on East Main Street last Thursday around 6 p.m.

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

• Riverhead police arrested a Riverhead man last Wednesday for driving without a valid license.

Salustio Dominguez-Morales, 26, was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor. He was turned over to Southampton Village police due to an outstanding warrant, police said.

• An unknown woman stole a brown backpack containing a social security, resident and debit card from Laundry Palace in Riverhead last Thursday.

• A Wading River woman reported to police last Tuesday that two license plates were stolen from a vehicle parked in the driveway of her Wading River home.

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 The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.

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