The following information was supplied by various town police departments. A criminal charge is only an accusation and does not indicate guilt.
• An pleaded guilty in Suffolk County Criminal Court on Aug. 23 to embezzling slightly more than $400,000 from an elderly client whom she was supposed to be helping to pay bills, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.
Sheila Parrish-Miles, 54, of Riverhead, had recently been fired from the firm, when it was discovered she had been writing checks from the elderly man's account, endorsing and depositing them into her own account, the DA's office said.
"Ms. Parrish Miles expressed extreme regret for the situation," said her attorney Colin Astarita, of Southampton. "She had indicated in court that the money was spent on online gambling sites and she has sought therapy for the gambling addiction," he said.
• Michael J. Morris, 45, of Montauk, was arrested outside the 7-Eleven store in Montauk, where he was allegedly drunk and acting disorderly on Aug. 19 just after midnight. Police received a call about a man at 7-Eleven who was becoming violent toward patrons inside the store. As police arrived, they were approached by Morris, outside the store as he exited and he immediately was confrontational, they said. He appeared highly intoxicated and as the officer started to put him under arrest, he resisted. Even when handcuffed, he became uncooperative and aggressive and attempted to kick the officer, police said. He was charged with resisting arrest, which is a misdemeanor, and second-degree harassment and disorderly conduct, both violations. He was released on $250 bail.
Miller Place-Rocky Point
• Timothy Campbell, 18, was arrested Aug. 26 and charged with second degree harassment. Campbell was in an argument with a homeowner on Harrison Ave. in Miller Place, when he allegedly punched the homeowner. A complaint was filed and Campbell was found and charged with harassment.
• Two were arrested Aug. 19 and charged with grand larceny. Dennis Sinkusky Jr. and William McEnery were both charged with grand larceny for allegedly taking various metal machine parts from a landscape yard located at 415 Route 25A in Rocky Point between Aug. 16-18.
• A Chase bank in Medford was robbed Tuesday morning, but police say the man responsible was arrested soon after. Angel Delgado, 29, of Shoreham, entered the bank at 700 Patchogue Yaphank Road around 9:20 a.m. and "handed the teller a note demanding cash and threatened the use of a weapon if she did not comply," police said. The teller gave Delgado an unspecified amount of cash and Delgado fled, police said. He was later found riding a bicycle and apprehended in Bellport. He is charged with first degree robbery.
• Riverhead Town police report that over a dozen cars were broken into in the Reeves Park area sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning. Police say although over 12 cars were broken into, no glass appears to have been broken. A "variety" of items was stolen from the cars, police say, including a briefcase, loose coins and a GPS. An investigation is ongoing; no suspects have been arrested, police say.
• Southampton Town Police detectives arrested Anthony Lloyd Pendelton, 17, of Flanders on Sunday at 10:39 p.m. and charged him with allegedly sexually abusing a five-year-old girl. Police say the incident occurred on Saturday at a Flanders residence; Pendleton was charged with sexual abuse in the first degree, a class "D" felony, two counts of criminal sexual acts in the first degree, "B" felonies, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor.
Police released no further information about the incident.
• K-9 Bob's got a nose for sniffing out the stash. After a Suffolk County sheriff’s office K-9 team was recently called in by the Drug Enforcement Administration to perform a narcotics sniff related to currency that had been seized during a narcotics investigation, K-9 Bob stepped up to task. K-9 Bob, a dual purpose narcotic and patrol service dog who lives in Riverhead, was able to deftly sniff out six different packages of seized funds hidden in various spots and rooms in a "secure location." The savvy pooch successfully sniffed out approximately $1 million in uncirculated currency, linking the seized funds to the narcotics investigation. The currency was entered into evidence and remains in the custody of the DEA Task Force.
• say they have charged two teens with burglarizing a Westhampton home on Monday afternoon. According to police, the teens, both 16, were charged in connection with a laptop that was reported stolen from a Lakeside Lane home at around 1:20 p.m.
• said on Monday that two local teenagers were arrested and charged with stealing a car from a residential neighborhood last Thursday night. According to police, the car pulled into the King Kullen parking lot and two males proceeded to park the car and flee on foot from it, while the off-duty officer waited for back-up. Cops impounded the vehicle and found out the car was stolen from a Fordham Drive home. Around 6:30 p.m., officers arrested 17-year-old Alexander Thomas, and about two-and-a-half hours later arrested Westhampton resident, 17-year-old Nicholas Turitto.
• Farmingville resident Jennifer Stines and Stephen Greenberg, of Hampton Bays, were arrested by Southampton Police shortly after 5 a.m. on Monday morning after police said they were pulled over and arrested on drugs and weapons charges, and the driver was reportedly operating the vehicle under the influence. Police charged Greenberg, 40, with DWI. Police charged Stines, 27, with a felony third-degree criminal possession of a weapon charge as well as seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Cops said she had heroin and a gravity knife on her. Both were held for morning arraignment.
• Oliver J. Liegey, 21, of New York City was arrested Aug. 22 at 5:58 p.m. and charged with criminal mischief in the fourth degree, a misdemeanor, and harassment in the second degree, a violation. Police said they were called to an incident of “road rage” at the intersection of David Whites Lane and Hampton Road. When they arrived, it was alleged that Liegey exited his vehicle, approached the victims’ vehicle and attempted to remove him by pulling his arm through an open window, police said. While that attempt was unsuccessful, Liegey then spit in the face of the victim and kicked his vehicle before fleeing the scene, police said. A short time later, Liegey was arrested. The damaged caused to the victims vehicle was approximately $1,218, according to police.
• Maude Davis, 54, of New York City, was arrested Aug. 18 at 9:38 p.m. and charged with felony DWI. Police said they stopped Davis for making an illegal U-turn while attempting to avoid a DWI/Safety Checkpoint in a 2010 Mercedes Benz southbound on North Sea Road. She was processed and held for morning arraignment, police said, and the vehicle was seized under the Suffolk County Vehicle Seizure Law.
• Jessica F. Fitzgerald, 30, of Bridgehampton, was arrested Aug. 25 at 3:24 p.m. and charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree, a felony, Fitzgerald did possess a forged prescription for the drug Adderall.
• Jennifer L. Farbar, 48, of East Hampton, was arrested on Aug. 22 at 9:58 a.m. and charged with two counts of criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree, both felonies, and two counts of petty larceny, both misdemeanors.
• Troy D. Pender, 22, of Southampton, was arrested Aug. 25 at 4:33 p.m. and charged with criminal possession of marijuana in the fifth degree, a misdemeanor, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree, both misdemeanors. Pender was in possession of more than 25 grams of marijuana, according to police. He was processed and released after posting $100 bail.
On Aug. 21 at 2:22 a.m., three Westhampton men were charged with drug possession after officers discovered with ecstasy, marijuana and an electronic marijuana grinder, police said.
• Taylor Marie Turitto, 19, was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and one count of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree, all misdemeanors, as well as unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.
• Janelle T. Butkevich, 19, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a misdemeanor, as well as unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.
• Andrew T. Sappah, 21, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a misdemeanor, as well as unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.