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Sag Harbor Man Charged In Felony Car Theft

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A Sag Harbor resident was charged with grand larceny in the third degree and criminal possession of stolen property in the third degree, class D felonies, after Southampton Town Police arrested him on Thursday, October 9 for allegedly stealing a car.

According to police, Mark Harbersham, 50, of Sag Harbor was charged after a police investigation into the theft of a 1996 Chevrolet Impala from a West Montauk Highway business. Harbersham is alleged to have stolen the vehicle and withheld it from its owner. The car was recovered at a Sag Harbor residence, said police, and Harbersham arrested.

Police said Harbersham was also discovered to have driven another vehicle during a period where his license was suspended and revoked 22 time in the State of New York. That vehicle was impounded, and Harbersham faces an additional charge of aggravated unlicensed operation in the second degree, a misdemeanor, and for having an unregistered vehicle, a traffic infraction. He was held overnight, following his arrest, for arraignment.

Southampton Town Police Department’s Street Crime Unit reported the arrest of Sam Cooper, 29, of East Hampton on Wednesday, October 8 after an investigation in Bridgehampton. According to police, Cooper was allegedly seem loitering and making repeated drug transactions, leading police on a foot chase through a residential area before finally being apprehended. Cooper is charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, a class B felony, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth degree, a class C felony, criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree, a class B felony, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a class A misdemeanor, as well as unlawful possession of marijuana, resisting arrest, both violations, and for loitering.

After Southampton Town Police said they observed Heriberto Otero, 44, of Sag Harbor failing to maintain his lane of traffic while driving on Narrow Lane in Bridgehampton on Sunday, October 12 at 2:04 a.m. police pulled him over and arrested him for allegedly driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, and felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Anthony J. Robb, 33, of Inwood, New York was arrested by Southampton Town Police on Monday, October 13 around 12:30 a.m. on charges of driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor. According to police, they pulled Robb over after observing his 2006 Mini Copper on Main Street, Sag Harbor, failing to maintain its lane of travel. Robb was charged and held for arraignment the following morning, where he was released on his own recognizance.

Sag Harbor Village Police report the arrest of Richie Daniel Rivera, 26, of Hampton Bays on Thursday, October 9. According to police they pulled him over on Brickiln Road after Rivera allegedly ran a red light and discovered his license was suspended in April and again in July. Rivera was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree, a misdemeanor, and released on an appearance ticket.

On Sunday, September 28 Southampton Town Police arrested Nicholas M. Letcher, 29, of East Hampton in Bridgehampton after police said they found him in possession of marijuana. He was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, which is a violation.

Thomas Ray Brennan, 29, of Ronkonkoma was arrested by Sag Harbor Village Police on Thursday, October 9. Police said while working at a Bluff Point Road residence Brennan was involved in a verbal altercation with another man, who alleges Brennan struck him on the left side of the head. Brennan was charged with harassment in the second degree, a violation, and released on an appearance ticket.

Southampton Town police arrested J.R. Hires, 23, of Bridgehampton for on Tuesday, October 7 for failure to appear on a bench warrant. According to police, they responded to a domestic incident at Hires’ Sag Harbor-Bridgehampton Turnpike residence and during a routine check found he was allegedly wanted on a county warrant for aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree, a misdemeanor, as well as on a local bench warrant for failure to appear.

Sag Harbor Village Police received a report on Sunday, October 12 about an incident on Ninevah Beach where an elderly man allegedly approached another man, who was walking his dog on the beach, and told him to get his dog off the beach while holding a large kitchen knife in one hand, a meat cleaver in the other. The man walking his dog left the scene and contacted police, who were unable to locate the elderly gentleman.

On Saturday, October 11 Sag Harbor Village Police received a report of a damaged vehicle, which sustained a 10-inch red scratch, according to the owner of the car, by unknown persons.

A license plate for a trailer was reported stolen by a Madison Street resident, according to a report filed with Sag Harbor Village Police on Monday, October 13. 

Hot Water & Oil Allegedly Throw During Fight

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On Tuesday, October 7 at 6:30 a.m. Sag Harbor Village Police arrested Rosa Zhizhin, 33, of Sag Harbor on charges of assault in the second degree, a misdemeanor, after she allegedly threw a pot of hot water and oil on her boyfriend during a fight.

According to police, Zhizhin and her live-in boyfriend were involved in a domestic dispute at their Hampton Street residence when the incident occurred. The victim was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital via Medevac from Haven’s Beach for treatment as a result of the incident.

Zhizhin was charged and held at Sag Harbor Village Police headquarters until her arraignment at East Hampton Town Justice Court.

A 20-year-old Sag Harbor resident was arrested by Southampton Town Police after police said they were called on Sunday, October 5 to answer a menacing complaint.

According to police, a Carroll Street, Sag Harbor resident alleges that Joshua Phillip Distefano, 20 passed by him in a Mustang, giving him the middle finger, before stopping, getting out of the car with an aluminum bat and walking towards the complainant’s truck swinging the bat, yelling, “Come on, I’ll kill you,” followed by an expletive.

The complainant left the scene and called police, who picked up Distefano and transported him to town police headquarters for booking. He is charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree and menacing in the second degree.

On Tuesday, September 30 Sag Harbor Village Police arrested Rachel Virginia Goodale, 21, of Southampton on charges of driving while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence. Police said they pulled her over on Route 114 after they witnessed her fail to stop at a stop sign at Bay and Main streets. According to police, Goodale failed standard field sobriety tests and was arrested, held until her morning arraignment where she was released on her own recognizance.

James C. Wojcik, 46, of Huntington was arrested by Southampton Town Police on Friday, October 3 on charges of driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor after police said they pulled over his 2008 Black Land Rover on Montauk Highway in Water Mill. Police said Wojcik failed to maintain his lane of travel and discovered he was allegedly driving under the influence. Police said Wojcik failed field sobriety tests.

Southampton Town Police arrested Andrew J. Matos, 19, of East Hampton on Tuesday, September 30 for alleged aggravated unlicensed operation in the second degree after police said he was involved in a minor motor vehicle accident on Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton. During a check, police discovered his licensed was revoked in July. On Saturday, October 4, town police arrested Thomas Edward Gilliam, 29, of Flanders on Noyac Road and Long Beach in Sag Harbor on charges of aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree and for being an unlicensed operator, both misdemeanor crimes. Gilliam was also charged with prohibited use of a cell phone. According to police, he also had an active bench warrant out of Southampton Justice Court for aggravated unlicensed.

Charles T. Stoddart, 40, of Massapequa Park was arrested by Sag Harbor Village Police on Sunday, October 5 after police said they pulled him over on Glover Street and discovered his vehicle’s registration was suspended for an insurance lapse in March of 2008. He was charged with the misdemeanor crime and released on a traffic ticket.

On Monday, September 29 Southampton Town Police arrested Kevin R. Geddie, 19, of Sag Harbor for allegedly driving while ability impaired, unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, and for allegedly speeding. Police said they pulled him over at Barkers Island Road and Whites Lane in Southampton and found he was allegedly in possession of marijuana in the ashtray of the center consol of his vehicle. Police said Geddie failed standard field sobriety tests and admitted to police that he smoked marijuana earlier. He was transported to headquarters and held for morning arraignment.

A 17-year-old East Hampton girl was arrested by Sag Harbor Village Police on Saturday, October 4 on charges related to a violation of state liquor authority laws after police said she allegedly provided a Sag Harbor business with fake identification while trying to purchase two 12-packs of beer.

On Thursday, October 2 a Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike resident called Southampton Town Police to report that a Chloe leather pocketbook valued at $750, a Chloe wallet valued at $400, a small yellow gold ring with citrine stone, valued at $200, a United States passport, valued at $65, as well as a social security card, insurance card, ATM card and driver’s license, were taken from the home during a house party. The victim provided police with a list of suspects and an investigation is ongoing.

A $300 10-foot maple tree, a $150 red hand cart and two wooden ramps, valued at $50 were stolen from a Sag Harbor business on Tuesday, September 30, according to a report filed with Sag Harbor Village Police on Thursday, October 2.

Sag Harbor Village Police were called about a dispute at a Sag Harbor wines and spirits locale on Saturday, October 4. According to police, a female customer was uncomfortable after watching the store’s clerk deny service to a customer who attempted to pay for his purchase in change. The woman asked that the clerk void her purchase and refund the amount on her credit card, but said she was denied. She then said the clerk followed her outside and took her license plate number, prompting her call to police for documentation.

An East Hampton Town resident called Southampton Town Police on Saturday, October 4 to report that three remnant rugs, valued at $300, cleaning supplies valued at $60 and two coats valued at $170, valued at a total of $530 were taken from the inside of her vehicle at a Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton business.

On Sunday, October 5 Southampton Town Police received a call from a Noyac Bay Avenue, Sag Harbor resident that two fish finders, valued at $675 were stolen from his boat.

Three hundred dollars was reported stolen from a lock box at a Sagg Main, Sagaponack farm stand, according to a report filed with Southampton Town Police on Monday, September 29. According to the police report someone cut off the lock from the cash back to get to the money.

Southampton Town Police were also summoned to a Mecox Bay Lane, Water Mill residence on Saturday, October 4 to take a report on the theft of copper leaders, valued at $200, from the house.

On Tuesday, September 30, a Claypit Road, Sag Harbor resident called Southampton Town Police to report someone removed a United Parcel Service delivered package, valued at $200, from his roadside mailbox.

On Saturday, October 4 Southampton Town Police received a report from a Noyac Road, Sag Harbor resident who said he heard a loud bang at 3 a.m. and noticed the next day his mailbox was intentionally damaged by unknown persons.