SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE—A Jobs Lane business owner spoke to Southampton Village Police, reporting potential stolen credit cards on January 9. The victim said he sent out a 14-karat white gold cuff bracelet, worth $1,950, to a Lisa Walker of West Bloomfield, Michigan. Ms. Walker reportedly called and paid for the jewelry with two separate American Express cards. One card was charged $1,000, the other was charged $950. The transactions were initially authorized, so he sent the bracelet out to Michigan. Subsequently, however, the credit card company back charged the transaction and the $1,950 was taken from his company account. When he ... 15 Jan 2020 by Staff Writer
Darrell J. Colletti, 61, of Mastic Beach on January 9 at 3:12 a.m. was driving westbound on Willow Street near the North Sea Road intersection in Southampton Village following a report of a hit-and-run accident. Southampton Town Police said he rear-ended a vehicle on Montauk Highway near Butter Lane in Bridgehampton. He was pulled over and, police said, exhibited signs of intoxication and failed standard field sobriety tests. A computer check revealed his driving privileges were revoked in New York State. He was charged with aggravated DWI with a passenger younger than 16, a felony, and misdemeanor child endangerment, as ... by Staff Writer
NORTH SEA—On December 30 at 11:29 a.m. management of Revco Electrical Supply on County Road 39 complained that they’d fallen victim to ransomware, a type of malicious software, or malware, that threatens to publish the victim’s data or perpetually block access to it unless a ransom is paid. A message from the ransomware stated all files were encrypted and an email address was supplied for a response, the Southampton Town Police incident report states. Two of the company’s four servers were affected. NOYAC—A Chestnut Street resident reported that she’d written a check for $2,000 to Discover in mid-November. About a ... 13 Jan 2020 by Staff Writer
Wagner Eliberto Hilarioestrada, 26, of East Hampton, was charged with drunk driving just before 7:30 on the morning of January 1. Southampton Town Police said he was driving east on Fanning Avenue in Hampton Bays and ran into a fence and utility pole. The responding officer found him standing outside his vehicle “swaying and unsteady afoot,” police said. Mr. Hilarioestrada is charged with DWI, a misdemeanor. Jeremias Suruy, 32, of Flanders was arrested at 11:44 a.m. on January 1 and charged with aggravated DWI, a misdemeanor, by Southampton Town Police. Police had been alerted to an erratic driver on Riverside ... by Staff Writer
On Sunday, January 12, at approximately 4:00 a.m., Suffolk County Police responded to a two vehicle car crash on Northbound William Floyd Parkway south of Rose Executive Boulevard in Shirley. Upon arrival, police found Jordan Randolph, 40, of Bellport to be intoxicated while driving his 2014 Cadillac. Police said his vehicle rear-ended a 2015 Ford, driven by Jonathan Armand Flores-Maldonado, 27, of Westhampton Beach. Mr. Flores-Maldonado was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Mr. Randolph was transported to Long Island Community Hospital in East Patchogue for treatment of minor injuries, he was also charged with ... 12 Jan 2020 by Rachel Valdespino
As Suffolk County Police homicide detectives investigate whether injuries that a man suffered during a fight in Riverhead on January 2 led to his death three days later, his brother vowed to continue to ask questions until answers are provided and the assailant is brought to justice. The Homicide Squad is investigating the events surrounding the altercation, which occurred on West Main Street in Riverhead on January 2. Wayne Sapiane, 65 — the brother of WLNG radio personality Gary Sapiane — told police afterward that he’d been struck in the head, according to a press release from Suffolk County Police. ... 7 Jan 2020 by Kitty Merrill
According to New York State Police, a single-vehicle accident occurred shortly after 4:20 p.m. Friday evening resulting in a car fire and the closure of Sunrise Highway. Police said the driver, who was headed westbound, crashed into the wood-lined area between exits 64 and 65 near East Quogue. Police said the investigation was ongoing and Sunrise Highway remained closed as it continued. No further details were available. 3 Jan 2020 by Rachel Valdespino
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