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07/03/15 3:44pm
07/03/2015 3:44 PM

A 57-year-old man was arrested Friday on a drunken driving charge in Greenport, Southold Town police said.

Richard True of Orient was driving on Route 25 and was pulled over shortly before 12:30 a.m. after failing to signal during a lane change and driving over the double-yellow line, police said.

He was charged with driving while intoxicated and held for an arraignment, officials said.

07/03/15 3:19pm

A 36-year-old man was arrested Thursday in Mattituck and charged with stealing someone’s wallet and lottery tickets, Southold Town police said.

Dominic Lando, who police say is undomiciled, was “passed out on a porch” on Bay Avenue shortly before 8:30 p.m. and found to be in possession of the stolen items, officials said.

Mr. Lando was charged with petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property and held for an arraignment, police said.

07/02/15 5:59am
07/02/2015 5:59 AM

A Pennsylvania man was arrested on a drunken driving charge on Love Lane in Mattituck Sunday night, according to a Southold Town police report.

Dean Harmer, 44, was pulled over for a traffic violation while driving a 2004 Toyota Tundra about 11:25 p.m., police said. He was found to be intoxicated and was arrested at the scene, according to the report.

Mr. Harmer was charged with misdemeanor DWI.

• Someone stole a backpack leaf blower from a Southold property last Wednesday, according to a police report.

The leaf blower was worth about $500 and was reported stolen from the property on Ackerly Pong Lane about 1:45, police said.

06/29/15 2:33pm
06/29/2015 2:33 PM

A Greenport man with nine prior suspensions on his license was arrested Sunday afternoon after he tried to hide from police in a bathroom, according to a Southold Town police report.

Authorities said police spotted 56-year-old Alfred Welch violating traffic law on Route 48 about 3:15 p.m. and attempted to pull him over. Mr. Welch ran from the vehicle, police said, and into his home’s basement to hide from the police officer.

Mr. Welch was eventually found in the first-floor bathroom of the house and was taken into custody. Authorities learned that in addition to his suspensions, his registration was also suspended and his vehicle had a forged inspection sticker.

Mr. Welch was charged with aggravated unlicensed driving, a misdemeanor, as well as other traffic law violations, according to a news release.

06/28/15 8:59am
06/28/2015 8:59 AM

A West Babylon man was arrested Saturday on a drunken driving charge after he was found driving the wrong way on a one-way street in Greenport, Southold Town police said.

Dean Miller, 49, was pulled over at around 9 p.m. and he was found driving in the wrong direction on South Street, police said.

He was found to be intoxicated, arrested and held for an arraignment, officials said.

06/28/15 8:43am

A Manorville man was arrested Saturday after he crashed his vehicle into a fence at a home located near Castello di Borghese Vineyard and Winery in Cutchogue, Southold Town police said.

Anthony Parrino, 23, was driving his vehicle recklessly when the crash occurred at around 7 p.m., police said.

Castello di Borghese Vineyard and Winery owner Giovanni Borghese lives at the house where the accident occurred and said he didn’t know the suspect and confirmed he wasn’t a customer his winery.

Mr. Parrino was charged with criminal mischief, a misdemeanor, processed at police headquarters and held for an arraignment, officials said.

Clarification: An earlier version of this story indicated the accident occurred at the vineyard, which was the location according to Southold Town police. Mr. Borghese contacted The Suffolk Times on Sunday to clarify the accident occurred at his home and said he didn’t know the suspect and confirmed he wasn’t a customer his winery.