A Huntington Station man was arrested Sunday after he was stopped on Route 48 in Cutchogue for failing to maintain his lane of travel, police said.
John Vanderschuyt, 24, was determined to be driving while impaired by drugs and in possession of quantities of marijuana and concentrated cannabis, according to officials. READ
Police responded to a report of a sunken boat with one person in the water near Plum Island around 5 p.m. last Thursday. The Orient Fire Department helped the person out of the water. The person was later treated and released after the boat was towed back to Orient By The Sea, where it was placed on the owner’s trailer. READ
A large tree was uprooted and smashed into a parked Jeep Grand Cherokee outside a Southold home when the remnants of Hurricane Michael swept across the area early Friday morning. READ
Southold Town fire districts will hold public hearings Tuesday, Oct. 16, for their 2019 proposed budgets.
Fire districts are the taxed entities that fund local fire departments. They are run mostly by volunteers but receive tax money to maintain facilities, purchase equipment and pay certain employees.
Following are the budget proposals for each district, and the hearing times and locations. READ
A Greenport business owner called police last Monday around 10:08 a.m., after he noticed damage to the door handle of his store, police said. It appeared that an unknown person pried the door handle in attempt to gain access to the store, but did not gain entry, the report states. READ
Jose Lemus-Pedroza, 43, of Peconic was arrested for driving while intoxicated Sunday morning around 11 a.m., according to Southold Town police.
• A Riverhead man was arrested Friday after he drove his vehicle off the roadway and into the woods on Route 48 near Albertson Lane in Greenport around 1:09 a.m., police said. READ
Two people were taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center after a box truck rolled over on Main Road in Cutchogue Friday afternoon. READ
A 39-year-old Rocky Point man was arrested Sunday night for breaking car windows in Greenport, according to Southold Town police. (more…)
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