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Blotter: Southold man arrested again on DWI charges

07/17/2016 2:00 PM |

A Southold man who was previously convicted of drunken driving was arrested for DWI again last Thursday after he was stopped for erratic driving on Main Road in Mattituck, according to Southold Town police.

Robert Bruey, 51, was pulled over near BP Gas Station around 11 p.m. for a traffic violation and found to be intoxicated, police said. He was arrested at the scene and his vehicle was impounded due to his previous DWI conviction, according to a police report.

Police didn’t provide additional information about Mr. Bruey’s previous conviction.

• A Brooklyn man had a package of window blinds stolen off his porch in East Marion last week, according to a police report.

The man told police the package was taken sometime between last Thursday and Friday. The contents of the package were worth $250, police said.

• Someone took cash from a Mattituck restaurant’s safe Saturday, according to a police report.

Owners at CJ’s American Grill reported that an undisclosed amount of cash was removed from the restaurant’s safe. Detectives are investigating, police said.

• A Southold man who left his Toyota Prius in the Southold Town Hall parking lot returned from court to find the car’s mirrors had been snapped off, the door to the gas cap had been damaged and a tire had been slashed, police said.

The man said the damage occurred Friday morning. No arrests were reported.

• A mountain bike was stolen in front of a Greenport bakery Friday, police said. The bike’s owner said she had left it outside the store and returned to find it stolen.

The bike is worth $200, police said.

• A Mattituck man’s political sign supporting presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump was stolen, police said — and it’s reportedly not the first time such an incident has occurred.

The man said the sign, which he said is worth $100, was taken sometime two weeks ago from his property on Sound Avenue. He last saw it July 1, according to a police report.

The police report states that “it is not the first time signs have been taken from [the victim’s] property.”

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 The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.

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