Late last month in Oklahoma, K-9 Smokey of the Nowata Police Department was killed when an intoxicated woman opened the back door of a police vehicle, allowing the dog to run into the roadway where he was struck by a truck. And in Texas earlier this month, K-9s Grunt and Neil, who were trained to track critically missing persons with dementia for the Refugio County Sheriff’s Office, were strangled to death by a suspect they were tracking. READ
A Southold man was arrested in Greenport Friday around 8 p.m. after he was involved in a motor vehicle accident and was discovered unconscious at the wheel on Main Street, according to Southold Town police.
Jason Stulsky, 37, was charged with DWI drugs, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a hypodermic instrument, police said. He was found to be impaired by drugs and was in possession of fentanyl and a hypodermic needle, according to a press release. READ
A former East Hampton attorney who pleaded guilty to stealing over $500,000 from an Orient woman’s estate in April was sentenced Tuesday on all eight charges he was facing, including identity theft and grand larceny. READ
A Riverhead woman who caused a crash that shut down Main Road in Jamesport Friday morning, was arrested and charged with DWI and leaving the scene of an accident. READ
An East Moriches man was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated in Mattituck Saturday.
According to a police report, an officer on foot observed William Sinclair, 31, driving a 1997 Dodge westbound in the village of Cutchogue at a high rate of speed with a headlight out at approximately 12:15 a.m. READ
Andrew Stulsky, 46, of New Suffolk was arrested last Wednesday when he was observed operating an unregistered electric moped in New Suffolk, according to Southold Town police. He was then found to be impaired by drugs and was arrested around 3:18 p.m. for driving while ability impaired by drugs. READ
A Riverhead man was arrested Tuesday in connection to two recent burglaries at Greenport businesses.
Southold Town Police arrested Juan Lopez, 44, on two felony burglary charges for break-ins that occurred at Front Street Station and the Parapsychology Foundation last week. READ
A Rocky Point man was arrested in connection with a series of burglaries at gas stations from Wading River to Mattituck, according to Suffolk County police. READ
• A Greenport woman called police when she noticed an unknown male in her bedroom Saturday around 2:24 a.m., police said. She said he may have entered her home through an unlocked window. READ
The East End DWI Task Force will set up checkpoints at strategic locations in high-traffic areas on the East End this weekend, Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini announced Friday. READ