An unlicensed Greenport man was arrested last Wednesday morning after he was caught using his cellphone while driving, according to a Southold Town police report.
Angel Colon, 46, was driving on Route 25 in Greenport around 9:15 a.m. when he was pulled over, officials said.
Last month, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement launched a series of operations across the country, prompting discussions about how local police departments should handle immigration.
Police chiefs on the North Fork have shown that they’re on the same page when it comes to policies involving undocumented immigrants, which remain unchanged and ultimately leave matters of immigration up to federal officials and ICE.
A Southold woman reported last Monday that she was the victim of identity theft, according to a police report.
An unknown person charged $2,195 worth of merchandise to the woman’s Lord & Taylor credit card Feb. 23, a report states. The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made, police said.
A drunk driver swerved into an oncoming lane of traffic and nearly collided with a Southold Town police car early Tuesday morning, according to a police press release. READ
A driver who tried to dodge a squirrel that had darted into the road ended up smashing into two poles, a street sign and a tree when he lost control of his Jeep, according to a Southold Town accident report. READ
Two young men were injured after falling about 20 feet when the floor of an abandoned factory collapsed underneath them early Wednesday morning, Southold Town police said. READ
A Mattituck teen was arrested Tuesday after being involved in a motor vehicle crash while attempting to evade police, according to a Southold Town police press release. READ
A Mattituck man was caught driving drunk after he was pulled over by an off-duty town police officer in Laurel last Thursday afternoon, Southold police said.
Gary Krogman, 55, was reportedly seen driving erratically on Peconic Bay Boulevard and Bray Avenue around 4:30 p.m. The off-duty cop pulled Mr. Krogman over and found open containers of alcohol in his vehicle, officials said.
A Peconic man was arrested Saturday after leaving the scene of a drunken driving crash, Southold Town police said in a press release. READ
A Calverton man was charged with DWI after he was pulled over for traffic violations near a Peconic gas station Monday morning, Southold police said.