• A Suffolk County grand jury indicted a Flanders man on Friday for allegedly sexually abusing two children. According to Robert Clifford, spokesman for Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota, Flanders resident Albert J. Carini, 53, was indicted on charges that he allegedly committed the crimes from mid-2011 through May of 2012. He is charged with sexually abusing a child less than 11 years old and another alleged victim less than 14 years old. Carini, who is currently in the Suffolk County Correctional facility in lieu of $150,000 cash bail following his Friday arraignment, pleaded not guilty to two charges of course of sexual conduct against a child in the first and second degree, sexual abuse in the second degree, and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
• One man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after a T-bone crash on Horton Avenue in Riverhead this week. According to Riverhead Town police, Samuel McCoy, 63, of Riverhead was driving a 2008 Dodge 4500 series truck northbound on Horton Avenue when he was allegedly struck by a 2009 Honda Accord operated by Robert McCoy, 50, of Happauge; the men are not related.Robert McCoy was arrested at the scene and charged with DWI. Samuel McCoy, who was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center by the Riverhead Town Volunteer Ambulance Corp., was treated and released. Robert McCoy was transported by a Suffolk County police helicopter for treatment of serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries, police said.
• On Aug. 1, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office East End Drug Task Force and Southampton Town Police arrested Moses Bullock, 39, of Vail Avenue in Riverside and charged him with two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree, a class B felony. Bullock was arrested after police said he had allegedly sold a quantity of crack cocaine on multiple dates.
• Riverhead Town Police reported catching a burglar red-handed on Sunday night. Police say they received a call at approximately 9:38 p.m. from Julio Romero, of 313 Osborne Avenue, reporting a burglary at his home. Riverhead Town Police and a K-9 unit responded to the scene; the K-9 unit tracked the residence and police found a male suspect hiding behind the house with a pocketbook and cash belonging to the owner of the home. Cristobal Cruz, 44, who also lives at 313 Osbourne Avenue, was arrested at the scene and charged with burglary in the second degree. Police say although both parties lived at the address, there are multiple units on the property and the men are
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• Ramon Aviles, 38, of Selden, was arrested Aug. 3 in Rocky Point and charged with seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. During a traffic stop on Hallock Landing Road police allegedly found 35 wax bags containing heroin that he hid in the front part of his pants.
• Lisa Branchgrove, 48, of Mastic Beach, was arrested July 28 in Rocky Point and charged with petty larceny. She allegedly stole merchandise from a store on 25A in Rocky Point and then returned the merchandise to customer service, where she received a store credit voucher and then left the store.
• Daria Okrasinski, 30, of Wading River, was arrested July 28 in Mt. Sinai and charged with aggravated DWI and seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Okrasinski was arrested on Route 25A in Mount Sinai after her vehicle, a 2005 Toyota Scion TC, collided with another vehicle. She was then found to be intoxicated and also illegally possessed the drug Alprazolam, according to police.
• Andrya Czekus, 28, of Wading River, was charged with DWI on Aug. 5 after police pulled her over for speeding on Springville Road in Hampton Bays. Police say there was a strong odor of alcohol on her breath and she had slurred speech.
• On August 6, police charged Marvan Rodas, 38, if Guatemala, with DWI with a BAC of .08 and DWI. Police said Rodas was involved in a motor vehicle accident on Springville Road in Hampton Bays. Rodas was also charged with unlicensed operation of a vehicle.
• Police charged Conor Nolan, 27, of East Quogue, with DWI and aggravated DWI on August 8. Police say they pulled Nolan over on the westbound service road of Sunrise Highway for improper use of signals.
• On August 4, police charged Bacilio Negrete-Gonzalez, 38 of Hampton Bays with DWI and Aggravated DWI. Police said they pulled Negrete-Gonzalez over on Sugarloaf Road in Southampton. He was initially stopped for moving from his lane unsafely.
• Harley Decker, 18, of Sag Harbor, was arrested on Aug. 5 on felony charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, and misdemeanor charges of criminal possession of marijuana in the fourth degree, and two charges of criminally using drug paraphernalia. According to Sag Harbor Village police, Decker was pulled over while driving eastbound on Jermain Avenue while his view was obstructed. Police said that upon approaching the truck, Decker “appeared very nervous and fidgety.” According to the arrest report, an officer asked Decker if he had any drugs or weapons in his car, and he admitted that “pills and weed” were in a duffle bag. Police reportedly found several bags of marijuana and 15 ecstasy pills in the bag, as well as several empty envelopes and a digital scale. Decker was brought to headquarters and processed for arraignment.
• A 16-year old Southampton boy was arrested July 30 at 8:13 p.m. and charged with criminal possession of marijuana in the fifth degree, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation. Southampton Village police said they also confiscated a marijuana pipe and a quantity of marijuana. He was processed and released to his parents, according to police.
• Erick J. Fernandez, 31, of Shirley, was arrested Aug. 2 at 11:35 a.m. on an outstanding bench warrant for failure to appear, according to Southampton Village police. In addition, he was charged with bail jumping in the third degree, a misdemeanor.
a few dozen vehicles in Springs over the weekend, according to East Hampton Town Police Det. Lt. Chris Anderson. While Anderson could not provide an exact number, he estimated that between 20 and 30 reports were filed about items stolen from inside cars. Some cars were also rummaged through, in search of valuables, but nothing was found. Little damage occurred.
Detectives are investigating the rash of vehicle burglaries in the area between Church Lane and Hilidreth Place, as well as a few on or near Hog Creek Road. "We are certainly exploring the likelihood hat all the events are linked to a common perpetrator or perpetrators," Anderson said on Tuesday. "The common thread is that the vehicles are all left unsecured and unlocked."