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Police Blotter: DWI arrests, Greenport artist’s gallery robbed

10/24/2015 12:00 PM |

A New York City man was arrested for driving while intoxicated in East Marion early Sunday morning, Southold Town police said.

Raymond Lombardo of East 54th Street was observed “failing to signal the required 100 feet before a turn and crossing the double yellow and solid white lines” at 1:20 a.m. Sunday, according to a police report on the incident. An officer pulled him over and determined he was intoxicated.

Mr. Lombardo was arrested and held for morning arraignment, police said.

• An Ohio man was pulled over early Saturday morning and found to be driving while intoxicated, according to a police report.

Philip Kramer of Mayfield Heights was stopped for “failing to maintain his lane of travel,” police said. Officers determined he was intoxicated.

Mr. Kramer was arrested, transported to headquarters and held for morning arraignment.

• Someone stole $25,000 worth of artwork from a Greenport artist’s gallery, according to a police report filed Sunday afternoon.

A local artist contacted police around 3 p.m. Sunday to report that five etching prints were stolen from his Main Street gallery.

• Someone scratched a Greenport resident’s car last week, causing $1,000 worth of damage, according to a police report.

The resident reported that her car was parked on Central Avenue and that, when she returned to it around 11:30 a.m. last Thursday, she discovered that the passenger side was scratched up. There was a deep scratch on the rear passenger quarter panel and a “fainter” scratch on the passenger door, according to the report.

Based on the length and depth of the scratch, police believe it was intentional. The damage was valued at $1,000.

Those who are named in police reports have not been convicted of any crime or violation. The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.

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