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Southold Blotter: DWI arrest following road-rage incident

12/04/2015 2:00 PM |

• Police arrested a Cutchogue man after he was observed driving erratically and then found to be intoxicated, according to a police report.

Someone called police around 12:35 a.m. Sunday morning to report that a dark-colored Nissan was traveling eastbound on Route 48 near the Soundview Inn “at a high rate of speed and in an erratic manner,” the report stated.

The vehicle passed a police car just east of Moore’s Lane and, as it did so, it flashed its high beams at the officer, police said. The officer pulled the car over on Middleton Road, just south of Route 48.

Brallan Alberto Perez Alarcon, 28, “smelled of an alcoholic beverage, his eyes were red and glasslike, and he failed several field sobriety tests,” according to the police report. He was arrested and transported to headquarters for processing.

Upon further investigation, the report stated, police determined that Mr. Perez Alarcon had also been involved in a road-rage incident.

He was charged with aggravated DWI and unlicensed operation.

• A Brooklyn man was arrested in Mattituck early Saturday morning for DWI and possessing marijuana, police said.

Brendan Toner was allegedly observed failing to signal multiple right-hand turns around 2 a.m. Police pulled him over near the intersection of Marlene Lane and Peconic Bay Boulevard, where he was “found to be intoxicated and in possession of marijuana,” according to a police report.

Mr. Toner was found with an unspecified amount of marijuana as well as five pipes, the report stated. He was arrested and held overnight for morning arraignment.

• An East Marion woman claimed more than $2,000 was fraudulently charged to her PayPal account in a case of identity theft, according to a police report.

The Marion Lane resident called police around 9:30 a.m. Saturday to report that she had been contacted by PayPal asking her to pay $2,716.00, police said. That amount consisted of a $1,549.60 charge on JetBlue made on March 26, a $1,062.39 charge made on US Air on May 21 and a $105 charge made on Love Muse on June 12.

The woman told PayPal that it was not her account and, after the company’s investigation, it was determined she had been fraudulently charged, police said. The charges appear to have been made by a Bronx woman, who used the victim’s Social Security number and identity, police said.

PayPal said it will investigate the matter and prosecute if necessary.

• Someone broke into a Greenport home last week and stole several hundred dollars in cash and a computer, according to a police report.

A First Street resident called police just before 1 p.m. Saturday to report that she returned home to find that “her house had been gone through,” the report stated. She told police the burglary occurred between 4 p.m. last Tuesday and 12:10 p.m. Friday.

The suspect stole $200 cash, a Kindle Fire worth $200 and two $5 glass jars, according to the police report. An investigation is ongoing.

• Someone broke the rear window of a Greenport man’s car last Wednesday, according to a police report.

The Wiggins Street resident told police someone threw a rock at his vehicle between 1 and 8 p.m., cracking the rear window. The damage was listed at $200.

No other information was immediately available, and an investigation will continue.

• A Southold woman called police Friday to report her daughter missing, only to discover that her daughter had been incarcerated in a New Jersey jail, police said.

The Main Road resident called police around 6:45 p.m. Friday saying she had not heard from her daughter in two days, according to a police report. Police sent out a teletype, which came back indicating that her daughter had been incarcerated in New Jersey.

Police contacted the Hudson County Jail, which confirmed the woman was in custody there. The mother was notified, and no further action was taken.

• A Greenport woman called police last Tuesday afternoon to report an ongoing pattern of youths removing rocks from her property and placing them in the roadway, police said.

The Madison Avenue resident told police that youths take small boulders from her property and place them in the road, either during the lunch hours of Greenport High School or after school dismisses for the day.

An officer responded to her residence and observed rocks in the road. The police report listed 49 boulders on the woman’s property.

No suspects have been identified, but the woman requested extra patrols of her area during the hours when the boulders were moved.

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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