Two local men are in trouble with authorities this week after knocking open the door of a home on Carrington Road in Cutchogue Saturday night while one man was brandishing a shotgun, according to Southold Town Police.
Matthew Bandrick, 21, of Mattituck and Zachary Jobes, 18, of Southold were arrested after they were stopped by police not long after they allegedly left the scene in Mr. Bandrick’s pickup truck.
Police said that they found a shotgun on the rear seat of the truck.
Mr. Bandrick, who was allegedly carrying the gun at the time of the break-in, was charged with DWI and refusing to submit to a breath test. Both men were charged with second degree criminal trespass and criminal mischief. They were held for arraignment at police headquarters.
• Norman T. Reinertsen, 50, of Laurel, was charged with DWI just before 2 a.m. on Saturday, after he was stopped for a traffic violation on Peconic Bay Boulevard in Laurel, according to police reports. Police said that Mr. Reinertsen was also given tickets for driving without a brake light, failing to use his turn signal and for having an open container of alcohol in his vehicle. He was taken to headquarters and held overnight for arraignment.
• Fitz C. Mitchell, 36, of Uniondale was charged with unlawful posession of marijuana after a traffic stop on Route 25 in Greenport just before 9:30 p.m. on April 19, according to police. Police said Mr. Mitchell, who was a passenger in a delivery truck, was in possession of marijuana and a marijuana cigarette.
• Jeffrey Bailey, 31, of Mattituck was charged with DWI just befoer 6 p.m. on April 17, after police responded to a complaint of an erratic driver on Route 48 in Mattituck, according to police reports.
• Haywood Reed, 53, of Greenport was charged with disorderly conduct at 4:30 p.m. on April 19, after police responded to an anonymous call of an intoxicated man on Third Street in Greenport. Police said after they found Mr. Reed and advised him to go home, he urinated on a fence in front of them. He was taken to headquarters and held for arraignment.