A day after Southampton Town Police arrested a Noyac resident for a number of misdemeanor crimes — including menacing after police said he allegedly brandished a knife at numerous people on Main Street, Bridgehampton — he was additionally charged with felony burglary and felony criminal mischief.
According to police, on Tuesday, August 19 police arrested Kenneth G. Dunkirk, 39, on charges of menacing in the second degree, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of a controlled substance, all misdemeanor crimes, and disorderly conduct, a violation, after receiving 9-1-1 calls about a man allegedly menacing several females with a five-inch serrated knife. Police said Dunkirk was allegedly in a mentally altered state.
Following his arrest, he was additionally charged with burglary in the third degree, criminal mischief in the third degree, both felonies, and petit larceny, a misdemeanor resulting from a police investigation by town detectives. Police said Dunkirk, around the same time as the alleged incidents involving the knife occurred, also allegedly broke the window of a Main Street antique store and then removed $410 worth of antiques from the premises.
Town Police said they expect to make an additional arrest in the case and asked anyone with more information call its detectives division at 728-5000 or the police information hotline at 728-3454.
A Water Mill resident, Holly Haley, 50 was arrested on charges of driving while ability impaired by drugs after police said they responded to an accident near Ocean Road on Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton on Thursday, August 21 and found she was allegedly driving under the influence of drugs. She was taken to Southampton Hospital and released on an appearance ticket.
Sag Harbor Village Police reported a number of driving while intoxicated arrests this week, including four that occurred over the course of four hours.
On Wednesday, August 20 police pulled over Robert Carlos Chavez, 33, of Flanders for allegedly running a red light at Main Street and Jermain Avenue around 9:30 p.m. and said they discovered he was intoxicated. He was charged with driving while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, both misdemeanors, and released on his own recognizance after his arraignment at Southampton Town Justice Court.
On Saturday, August 23, village police pulled over Lori Gail Stober, 49, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Madison Street and said they believed she was driving under the influence. While Stober was charged with the misdemeanor crimes of driving while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, she was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child, also a misdemeanor. Police said they discovered a friend’s daughter was in the back seat of the car. Stober was released from Southampton Town Justice Court on $500 bail.
Just two hours after Stober’s arrest, village police arrested Tamara F. Eden, 37, of Manhattan on charges of driving while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence at 12:10 a.m. on Thursday, August 24. According to police, they pulled Eden over for failing to stop at a stop sign on Madison and Union streets and arrested her after they said she failed several field sobriety tests. She was held until her arraignment in East Hampton, after which she was released on her own recognizance.
Seven minutes later, at 12:18 a.m. police pulled over Jean Pierre Riou, 52, of Manhattan after they said they observed him speed and drive through a red light on Main Street. Police said Riou failed several field sobriety tests and charged him with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence – misdemeanors. He was released on his own recognizance after his arraignment at Southampton Town Justice Court.
A little less than an hour later, village police stopped Peter Beard Brandi, 30, of East Hampton for failing to maintain his lane of travel while driving on Route 114. Police said he failed field sobriety tests and was charged with driving while intoxicated. He was released on $300 cash bail following his arraignment in East Hampton the following morning.
Shawn Clive Hardie, 27, of the Bronx, was pulled over by Sag Harbor Village Police on Sunday, August 24 at 1:56 a.m. after police said he allegedly ran a stop sign at Main and Bay streets. Police said he was intoxicated and failed several field sobriety tests. He was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, aggravated driving while intoxicated and driving while intoxicated. Hardie was released from Southampton Town Justice Court the next morning on $500 cash bail.
Southampton and Sag Harbor Village Police both reported arrests for aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle this week, a misdemeanor crime. On Thursday, August 21 Sag Harbor Village Police arrested Allison J. Lizewski, 38, of Sag Harbor on the charge after they pulled her over and found her license was suspended in early August for failure to answer a summons out of Greene County, New Baltimore. Mario Andrada, 35, of Mastic faces the same charge after Southampton Town Police pulled him over on Sunset Beach Road in North Haven the same day and found his license was revoked in June of 2007. Wanda E. Manning, 48, of Bridgehampton was also charged with the same crime after police said they pulled her over on Thursday, August 21 at the corner of Scuttlehole and Millstone roads. On Friday, August 22 Wilson Bolivar Murillo Segarra, 37, of East Hampton was arrested by Sag Harbor Village Police on aggravated unlicensed charges after they pulled him over on Jermain Avenue and found his license was suspended for failure to pay a fine.
An alleged assault that took place at a Sag Harbor watering hole in the early morning hours of Monday, August 25 prompted Sag Harbor Village Police to arrest Eric James Young, 26, of West New York, N.J. on a violation of harassment in the second degree. According to the arrest report, he was charged after he allegedly slapped another man across the left side of his head. He was released by police on $50 bail.
Several thefts were reported this week in Sag Harbor and North Haven, although police are unsure if the thefts are related. On Saturday, August 23 a Sag Harbor resident called Southampton Town Police to report someone took her purse, valued at $200 and a cell phone, valued at $150, from her car, which was parked outside her residence at Harry’s Lane. The same night, another Harry’s Lane resident reported someone took a $400 GPS system and $300 satellite radio from his car. The same weekend, a North Haven woman called police to report a $100 cell phone, $200 iPod and $3,000 camera was taken from her car, which was parked outside her Sunset Road home. A GPS and camera was also reported stolen from another Sunset Road resident’s car on Saturday.
Copper gutters were taken from a Madison Street residence, according to a report filed with Sag Harbor Village Police on Sunday, August 24. Four, 10-foot sections of copper were taken from the front and back of the house, causing damage. Police said the crime may be elevated to grand larceny once they assess the cost of the copper and damage to the home.
Two hundred dollars was taken from a purse at a Division Street location, according to a report filed on Thursday, August 21 with Sag Harbor Village Police.
Someone spray painted green paint over the “No” in the “No Dogs” signs at Havens Beach, according to a report filed with Sag Harbor Village Police on Friday, August 22.
A 14-year-old Sag Harbor resident left his bike in a bush near the Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter Veterans Memorial Bridge in Sag Harbor, and it was stolen, according to a report filed with Sag Harbor Village Police on Saturday, August 23.Â