Crimes Nearby: Wading River Duo Charged With Burglary

Also this week, a Bridgehampton man reportedly held a knife to another man's throat.

Editor's Note: Information is provided by police departments on the East End. A criminal charge does not imply a conviction.

Recent crimes and arrests reported elsewhere on the East End and North Shore:


• On Dec. 16 at 8:30 p.m. Quogue Police say they charged Nicholas Smith, 31, of Oneida, N.Y. with DWI, a misdemeanor, after he crossed over the double yellow line on Montauk Highway and nearly struck a westbound cop car with his red, Dodge Durango.

Police said the officer, as well as a number of cars were forced to swerve to avoid Smith, who was also charged with reckless driving, unsafe lane change and refusing a pre-screen test.


• Anthony Librizzi, 23, and Alexa Vitacco, 21, both from Wading River, were arrested and charged with burglary, a violent felony. On Dec. 13 Librizzi and Vitacco allegedly kicked in the front door of a home on Hemlock Path in Belle Terre and stole a computer and jewelry. Librizzi was arrested in Centereach on Dec. 18 and Vitacco was arrested in Wading River on Dec. 13. According to court records, on Dec. 15 bail was set for Vitacco at $20,000 but was not posted. Her next court date is Dec. 19. No further information is available for Librizzi.


• A Bridgehampton man is being held at the Suffolk County jail in Riverside on assault and menacing charges following his arrest on Saturday morning.
Gregorio Colin-Martinez, who is 21, allegedly cut a man's hand with a knife at a residence on Muir Boulevard in East Hampton on Saturday at about 5:50 a.m.
According to police, they were called to the house for a disturbance after Colin-Martinez held a masonry knife against the victim's throat while making demands. The victim attempted to flee, but the defendant grabbed him and "sliced" his right hand, police said. Colin-Martinez then ran from the house towards Springs Fireplace Road.


Sara Oatis, 20, of Rocky Point, was arrested Dec. 15 in Rocky Point and charged with third-degree grand larceny and second-degree forgery, both felonies. Police said Oatis made a check payable to herself in amount of $100 and cashed it and also forged and cashed a total of $3,775 in personal checks.


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