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Esvin Rolando Escobar

The Greenport man who allegedly slashed a man and woman with a machete inside a Second Street home earlier this month admitted to attacking the victims in a drunken rage after he found his girlfriend naked with another man, according to sworn witness testimony, police reports and a confession to police obtained by The Suffolk Times. READ

06/27/15 1:42pm
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Southold Police reported three arrests on Saturday afternoon. Among them were the following:

• According to police, a 30-year-old Garden City woman was driving 109 miles per hour on Route 48 Saturday morning.

Police said Jaclyn Santangelo was stopped for speeding on Route 48 in Peconic around 9 a.m. After being pulled over, police said, the woman was found to be intoxicated and arrested.

She was charged with misdemeanor DWI.

• Police arrested a Jamesport man around 3 a.m. on SAturday after he was allegedly caught driving under the influence of drugs — without permission to drive at all.

According to police, 43-year-old James Lebkuecher was stopped while driving on Route 48 in Mattituck and found to be impaired by drugs. Authorities said his license had been revoked because of a prior DWI charge. He was also charged for not having an interlock device in his car.

• Police arrested a man who they said assaulted another person with a glass beer bottle on June 16 on Wickham Avenue in Mattituck.

Arnoldo Ramirez, 31, 0f Peconic, was charged with assault, criminal possession of a weapon and resisting arrest and upon his arrest, according to police, it was found that he had two warrants out for his arrest.

Police said one warrant was for DWI and another for a violation of probation.

11/24/13 7:29pm
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A Greenport man who allegedly attacked another man in a midnight street fight in Greenport last week, then continued the fight into a hospital emergency room is now facing felony assault charges, Southold Town police said.

Police say Hraklis Morris, 36, attacked a 24-year-old man — identified by police last week as Walter Arevalo of Shelter Island — with a knife in the Adams Street parking lot near the laundromat in Greenport early last Sunday. Both Mr. Morris and Mr. Arevalo were injured in the fight and were taken to Eastern Long Island hospital by friends, police said.

Mr. Morris then continued the fight in the emergency room about half an hour alter at 12:30 a.m., attacking Luis Mijangos, 33, of Southold.

While breaking up the fight, members of the hospital staff sustained minor injuries, police said. Police did not comment on the number of employees who were injured.

Mr. Arevalo was transferred to Stony Brook University Medical Center due to the serious nature of his injuries, police said. An update on his condition was not immediately available. Mr. Morris and Mr. Mijangos, the two who fought in the emergency room, were treated at ELIH.

Mr. Morris was arrested Sunday morning at police headquarters and charged with two counts of assault, one for the knife attack and one for the fight in the emergency room, police said. Police said though hospital employees reported they were injured, no charges have been filed yet.

Mr. Morris was arraigned in Southold Justice Court Sunday morning and remanded without bail to the Suffolk County jail.

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07/11/13 8:44am
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PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO | A woman was allegedly sexually assaulted at the end of Bay Avenue Wednesday night, police said.

PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO | A woman was allegedly sexually assaulted at the end of Bay Avenue Wednesday night, police said.

A 48-year-old woman was forced from a Greenport parking lot by an unknown man and then sexually assaulted near a residential waterfront area Wednesday night, Southold police said.

The victim reported that a man, described as white, between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-8, and about 140 pounds, approached her in the Adams Street lot behind Main Street about 10:45 p.m. and forced her to an area at the end of Bay Avenue, where he assaulted her before fleeing.

No arrests were reported by police.

The suspect appeared to be in his 20s, was unshaven and had a cigarette tucked behind his right ear, police said.

Neighbors near the scene of the alleged attack said they didn’t hear or see anything Wednesday night.

Anyone with information is asked to call Southold detectives at (631) 765-2600.

All calls will be kept confidential.

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06/30/13 6:07pm
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A Greenport man arrested early Sunday morning for his role in a street fight was found to be in possession of a forged permanent resident card, according to a Southold Town police press release.

Ivan Avelino-Basilio, 23, was found assaulting a man on Third Street in Greenport shortly after 4:30 a.m. Sunday, police said. Further investigation revelead he was in possession of the forged card, police said.

Mr. Avelino-Basilio was transported to Eastern Long Island Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained during the fight. He was then taken to police headquarters and held for arraignment on charges of assault and criminal possession of a forged instrument, police said.

12/31/12 10:30am
12/31/2012 10:30 AM

Esteban De Jesus Perez Bran

A Greenport man was awaiting arraignment Monday morning, Dec. 31, following his arrest by Southold Police for allegedly cutting another Greenport man in the face with a broken beer bottle.

Esteban De Jesus Perez Bran, 30, was being held on a felony assault charge and for criminal possession of a weapon, police said. The attack reportedly took place during a disturbance at a Center Street, Greenport address late Sunday night.

The man Mr. Bran reportedly attacked was taken to Eastern Long Island Hospital for treatment of multiple lacerations, police said.