The daughter of Louise Pietrewicz, the Cutchogue woman who disappeared in 1966 and whose remains were found 51 years later, has filed a notice of claim against Southold Town and its police department, charging that officials “knowingly” concealed the circumstances of the death and “thoroughly” failed to investigate who was responsible. READ
A motorist struck a Southold Town Police vehicle that was escorting a funeral procession on Northville Turnpike in Riverhead around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, police said.
An unlicensed Flanders man was arrested for allegedly driving drunk in Greenport early Saturday morning, Southold Town police said. READ
A Jamesport Fire Department assistant chief was arrested Saturday evening after leaving the scene of a drunk-driving crash in his department vehicle, Southold Town police said. READ
A teenager from Laurel was arrested Tuesday in connection with a string of graffiti incidents along the North Fork, Southold Town Police said.
Ryan Valek, 18, has been charged with three counts of making graffiti and a count of criminal trespass, all misdemeanors.
The locations include the bath house at the Cutchogue/New Suffolk Park District Beach located on the Nassau Point Causeway, trailers located near the intersection of Route 48 and Cox Lane in Cutchogue, and a barn at Corey Creek Vineyard on Route 25 in Southold, police said. Each of the graffiti incidents occurred in late 2011 and early 2012.
Mr. Valek was released on bail and will be arraigned in Southold Justice Court next month, police said.