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Blotter: DWI, trespassing and property damage charges

07/20/2016 9:51 AM |

A Saint James man was arrested Monday on a drunken driving charge in Mattituck, Southold Town police said.

Marco Pantopoulos, 29, was driving on Main Road around 12:15 a.m. and was pulled over for speeding and driving with a defective tail light, officials said.

He failed standardized field sobriety tests administered at the scene and was charged with DWI, speeding and driving without a tail light, police said.

• Two Amityville men were charged with trespassing while fishing at Clark’s Beach in Greenport last Wednesday, police said.

Ismael Barrientos and Carlos Rodriguez where fishing around 12:30 p.m. and bypassing a locked gate that had a “no trespassing” sign attached, officials said. The men illegally had 50 porgy fish and three blackfish and didn’t have fishing licenses, officials said.

They were issued summons for trespassing, a police report states.

• A busboy at Pace’s Dockside in Mattituck was reportedly knocked down by an unknown male on a bike around 10:30 p.m. on his way home from work Saturday night, police said. No arrest has been made.

• A woman reported her Louis Vuitton wallet containing credit cards, gift cards, driver’s license and more was stolen at Mattituck Cinemas around 2:45 p.m. last Thursday, police said. No arrests have been made.

• A Broadwaters Road resident reported his back door was broken Friday, police said. Nothing of value was taken from the home and the homeowner believes it was “kids in the area trying to steal beer,” officials said.

• An East Marion resident reported hearing a gunshot Friday night and waking up Saturday morning to find his glass door broken, police said. The homeowner believes the gunshot came from a neighboring farm, but the owner said no shooting occurred that night, although sometimes poachers sneak onto the property, police said. The responding officer checked with dispatch and no one allegedly checked in on Friday to shoot with a nuisance permit. No arrest has been made.

• An East Marion man reported a package containing blinds was stolen from his front porch sometime between July 7 and 8, police said. No arrests have been made.

• A Cutchogue man reported his maroon Diamondback 21 speed bicycle was stolen from is unlocked shed last Monday, police said. The $1,200 bike is custom designed with red and orange front shocks made by RockShox, a bike computer on the handlebars and toe clip pedals, police said. No arrest has been made.

• An Echo weed trimmer was reported missing from the backyard of a Legion Avenue home in Mattituck last Wednesday, police said. No arrests have been made.

• Two Buddha statues were reportedly thrown through the front glass door and side window of a Route 25 home in Greenport at around 10 a.m. Sunday, officials said. No other information about the incident was available.

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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