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Police Blotter: Local Arrested For Mischief

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Manuel Munoz, 22, of East Hampton was arrested by Sag Harbor Police for alleged criminal trespass in the third degree, a misdemeanor. Apparently, Munoz knocked on the bedroom sliding glass door of a former coworker on Redwood Road in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 30. The victim told police that Munoz asked if she wanted to hang out with him and drink some beers. The victim told Munoz to leave and she later called the police. When the police arrived, they searched the neighborhood and say they found Munoz driving from Long Island Avenue onto Main Street. Police say they stopped Munoz on Bay Street and found that he fit the description given by the defendant. The victim was called to the scene where she identified Munoz. He was processed and later released on $400 bail.

According to Sag Harbor Village Police, Rolanda Stephanos, 29, of Sagaponack was charged with driving a vehicle without a registration, a misdemeanor, on Tuesday, May 26. Police say they stopped Stephanos at the corner of Madison Street and Susan Street, for having an expired inspection sticker, but police say they also discovered that the vehicle was suspended in September 2008 for an insurance lapse. Police report that Stephanos presented police an insurance card that had expired in February 2009.

On Wednesday, May 27, Sag Harbor Village Police arrested Bonilla Esteban, 34, of Bridgehampton, for alleged aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree, a misdemeanor. Police say they stopped Esteban on Hampton Street for a traffic violation. Police say they discovered that Esteban’s license was suspended in December 2006 for failing to answer a summons.

On Thursday, May 21, Nancy Mone, 50, of Sag Harbor was arrested and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor. Southampton Village police stopped Mone while she was driving her Mini Cooper on Old Town Road for allegedly running into a curb while attempting to turn onto Wickapogue Road.
Hector Mora, 27, of Hampton Bays was arrested by Southampton Town Police on charges of aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree, a misdemeanor, on Friday, May15. Police say Mora was stopped for failing to wear his seat belt in North Sea. Police say a driver license check revealed that Mora’s license was suspended for failing to pay fines out of Queens in May 2007 and April 2007.

Southampton Town Police arrested George McBride, 58, of Hampton Bays on Friday, May 26. According to police, McBride was seen driving on Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton with a trailer attached and no license plate or working brake lights. Upon a stop, police say they learned that McBride’s license had been revoked for failing to submit to a chemical test. McBride was arrested on charges of aggravated unlicensed operation in the second degree, a misdemeanor.

On Saturday, May 27, Southampton Town Police arrested Claudio Lliguin, 22, of Hampton Bays for alleged aggravated unlicensed operation in third degree, a misdemeanor. Police report that Lliguin was seen driving in a dangerous manner on the Sag Harbor Turnpike. When stopped, police say they discovered that Lliguin’s license was suspended for operating a vehicle without insurance.
Southampton Town Police say that a Southampton Town resident beach permit was removed from a parked vehicle at Sagg Main Beach on Saturday, May 30.

William Zawacki, 17, of Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. was arrested by Southampton Town police on Saturday, May 23, in Noyac. According to police, Zawacki was arrested after throwing a water balloon from a moving vehicle. Police say Zawacki was a passenger in the vehicle and threw the balloon onto the windshield of the vehicle behind him. The victim told police that the balloon hit the driver’s side of her windshield and shattered it, causing damage in excess of $250. The victim told police that she wanted the perpetrator arrested. Zawacki was charged with criminal mischief in the fourth degree, a misdemeanor.

Serious Accident on County Road 39

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On Monday, May 25, at around 4:19 a.m., the Southampton Village Police Department responded to the scene of a two car accident on County Road 39 at the intersection of North sea Road. One of the vehicles was a Home Town taxi cab. Police say Ihsan Peker, 31, of Southampton was driving the cab and had recently picked up four passengers from the Pink Elephant, a nightclub in Southampton.

According to police, as Peker attempted to make a left turn into the 7-11 parking lot, a 2001 Hyundai, operated by Ryan Rozynski, 18, of Shirley, struck the cab.

The Southapton Village Volunteer Ambulance and the Southampton Volunteer Ambulanc transported all six injured people from the accident to Southampton Hospital. A short time later on of the injured was airlifted to Stony Brook Hospital and another was transported by ambulance. Police say both persons are in critical condition. Two others at Southampton Hospital were listed in stable condition. Peker was treated and released with only minor injuries and was given a summons for failing to obey a traffic device. Rozynski was also treated for minor injuries and was charged driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor. He will be arraigned on Teusday morning, May 26.

Police say the accident is still under investigation and additional charges are likely.

New Arrest In Pierson Burglary

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Another Sag Harbor teen has been arrested in connection with an alleged burglary at Pierson Middle-High School on Halloween night, according to an arrest report provided by Sag Harbor Village Police.

On Wednesday, November 5 police arrested Benjamin Joseph Lehmann, 17, of Sag Harbor on a felony count of burglary in the third degree and criminal mischief in the fourth degree, a misdemeanor, stemming from an October 31 incident where Lehmann and Steven Early allegedly entered the school through a door on the roof of the building and while inside removed three fire extinguishers, spraying the contents in the school’s three stairwells. 

According to police, the alarm at the school temporarily malfunctioned and has since been fixed.

Both Early and Lehmann were arraigned at East Hampton Town Justice Court on Thursday, November 6 and both were released on their own recognizance.

Southampton Village Police reported the arrest of two men for felony burglary after a resident called police after seeing two men acting suspiciously in the area of Little Plains Road and Foster Crossing. On Friday, November 7 police received the call, and dispatched officers to the area of what was a prior burglary, discovering two males at the scene allegedly burglarizing the residence. After a foot pursuit, police said they were able to apprehend Axel Monroy, 23, of Southampton and Esly Antonio Turcious Diaz, 33. Monroy was charged with burglary in the third degree and possession of burglars tools, while Diaz is facing charged of burglary in the third degree, possession of burglar tools and two counts of criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree. On November 8 both were arraigned at Southampton Village Justice Court and were remanded to the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Riverhead in lieu of $30,000 bail apiece.

An e-mail has been circulating throughout the Sag Harbor, North Haven and Bridgehampton communities regarding two men in a dark green Jeep who have allegedly approached children in North Haven on a few occasions. According to a report filed with Sag Harbor Village Police on Tuesday, November 4, three students came forward to a Sag Harbor Elementary School teacher reporting that two men in the Jeep attempted to get them to enter the vehicle by asking for help. The men, according to a description filed with police, are in there 30s, one with blond hair, the other with black hair. The e-mail described another incident, involving two young boys being approached by the same men in Bay Haven. Southampton Town Police have also been notified about the incident.

Daniel Lachcik, 55, of Southampton was arrested by Southampton Town Police on Thursday, November 6, at North Sea and Sandy Hollow roads in North Sea and charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, after he was involved in a motor vehicle accident. Police said no one was injured in the accident.

On Saturday, November 8 Southampton Town Police arrested John Montgomery, 29, of Mastic Beach for allegedly driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, after police said he was in an accident involving two other vehicles on Montauk Highway in Sagaponack.

A former employee of a Main Street, Sag Harbor business was arrested by Sag Harbor Village Police on Monday, November 10 after allegedly stealing from the businesses cash register on several occasions since October 2008. Orlando F. Tavares, 56, of Sag Harbor was charged with petit larceny, a misdemeanor. According to police no more than $100 was taken from the business and Tavares was released on an appearance ticket.

On Tuesday, November 4, Southampton Village Police arrested Steven F. Price, 31, of Sag Harbor for alleged aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree, a misdemeanor. No other details about the arrest were provided by police.

Southampton Town Police arrested Selvin Juarez-Luna, 29, of Flanders on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor offense, on Saturday, November 8 after he was allegedly found to be driving without a license on West Pond Drive in Bridgehampton. Police said the Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement has also been looking for Juarez-Luna.

Southampton Village Police arrested Glenn A. Gibson, 46, of Wainscott on Friday, November 7 on an outstanding bench warrant for failure to appear. He was arraigned at village justice court and released on $500 bail.

A white graffiti expletive was spray painted on a stone pillar at the corner of Montauk Avenue Extension and Harrison Street according to a report filed with Sag Harbor Village Police on Wednesday, November 5.

A Suffolk Street, Sag Harbor resident called village police on Saturday, November 8 to report someone damaged his mailbox.