Crimes Nearby: Springs Man Out on Bail After Sex Abuse Charges

In other news, a Texas man is arrested after Southampton assault and burglary incident, and Southampton Police apprehend two Riverhead men after Riverside commercial burglary.


• A was arrested on charges that he had sex with an underaged girl in late August, said. Police charged Daniel S. Hewes with second-degree rape, where the victim is less than 15, and criminal sex act in the second-degree, where the victim is less than 15, both felonies, and sexual abuse in the third degree and acting in a manner injurious of a child under 17, both misdemeaors, on Sept. 6. Lisa R. Rana released him on $25,000 bail after the girl and her parents went to police last week.

• , 25, of East Hampton, was arrested after he allegedly assaulted a police officer who pulled him over in Springs on Sept. 2. Police were on patrol in Springs when they said they saw Shoshi in a Land Rover and he failed to lower his high beam lights for oncoming traffic. Police made a U-Turn and tried to pull him over, but he failed to stop, turned onto Gardiner Avenue, and then 17th Street. He appeared drunk and he performed poorly on his field sobriety tests, police said. He refused to take a breath test and when police advised him he was going to be arrested, he tried to make a run for it, they said.

The officer grabbed Shoshi by his shirt collar and Shoshi took several swings at the officer, the arrest report said. As the officer tried to radio for back-up, Shoshi hit him in stomach and ribs multiple times. The officer wrestled the defendant to the ground, as he tried again to call for help. "The defendant struck the under-signed officer's genitals with a closed fist," the arrest report said. Shoshi broke free and ran on foot toward 17th Street.


• A Texas man who police say was part of a trio that beat and robbed a victim in Southampton was arrested Tuesday. said that at around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday the victim, a 34-year-old Southampton man, stepped outside of Blue Collar Bar on County Road 39 to smoke a cigarette. That's when he was approached by three Hispanic men who chased him to the rear of the building next door, knocked him to the ground and beat him, according to police. One of the attackers stole $1,500 in cash from his pocket, cops added. Though the victim sustained "substantial" bruising and lacerations, he refused medical attention, police said.

Detectives located one of the suspects on Tuesday, Efrain Alvarez, 34, of San Antonio, and arrested him at police headquarters in Hampton Bays at 8:46 p.m. Police charged him with second-degree robbery, a felony. Police said Alvarez, who was temporarily living in Southampton for a construction job, also had an immigrant warrant out from the Department of Homeland Security. He was held overnight for morning arraignment at, where he was remanded to the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Riverside.


• The strong smell of gas led to three arrests in Riverside on Saturday. According to Southampton Town Police, on Saturday, at approximately 6:38 p.m., officers responded to a report of a commercial burglary that had allegedly just occurred at the former Riverboat Diner in Riverside. A strong smell of natural gas had also been detected emanating from the building, police say.

Upon arrival, Southampton Town police said they apprehended two "suspicious" male subjects who were observed allegedly leaving the building carrying scrap metal and pipes. Police arrested Riverhead resident Angel Anibal Camey Uyu, 24, and charged him with burglary in the third degree, a class D felony. He was remanded to county jail in lieu of $500 bail. Also arrested was Riverhead resident Victor Manuel Sicajau Tepeu, 39; he was also charged with burglary in the third degree, a class D felony, and remanded to county jail.

In addition, Southampton Town police arrested Riverhead resident Augustin Cosajai, 40, and charged him with criminal trespass in the third degree, a class B misdemeanor; he was remanded to county jail in lieu of $200 bail.


• Two men were arrested on Sept. 7 after allegedly working in concert on several burglaries in Sound Beach, Rocky Point, Mt. Sinai, Centereach, Selden and Mastic Beach. William Smith, 30, of Rocky Point was charged with six counts of second-degree burglary and Jeremy Sunderland, 26, of Centereach was charged with seven counts. Adam Zickmund, 34, of Mt. Sinai, was arrested Sept. 3 in Mt. Sinai and charged with third degree burglary and possession of burglary tools. Zickmund is alleged to have knowingly entered and remained in a building on Mount Sinai Ave.

• Dennis Miklas, 30, and Christopher Miklas, 45, were arrested Sept. 2 and charged with third degree assault after they both allegedly punched and kicked another person, sending the victim to the hospital. The incident took place on King Road in Rocky Point.


• Jose Bonilla, 33, of East Quogue, was arrested and charged with third-degree assault, a felony, on Sept. 7 at 3:13 a.m. at a residence in East Quogue. Police reported that Bonilla struck his wife, causing injury to her eye.

•  say they have have charged a homeless man in connection with a stolen car and salvage parts from J&V Auto Salvage Yard in Westhampton Beach. According to police, on Sept. 4, at 11:03 p.m. police caught Tevor Harris, 39, loading $500 worth of stolen parts from the yard into a 1996 Nissan Pathfinder, which was reported stolen from J&V a month earlier. Harris was charged with criminal possession of stolen property, a felony; criminal possession of stolen property, a misdemeanor and petit larceny, also a misdemeanor.


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