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Arrest Reports For Week Of October 22

QUOGUE VILLAGE — Anthony N. Archibald, 21, of South Ozone Park was arrested by Quogue Village Police on October 16 just after 2 a.m. on Montauk Highway and charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, a misdemeanor. Police said that while following his car, the scent of marijuana wafting from his vehicle precipitated further investigation. He was additionally charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, as well as several traffic infractions, and two misdemeanor counts of aggravated unlicensed driving.

SAG HARBOR — On October 14, a Sag Harbor resident went to Sag Harbor Village Police headquarters to report that a 20-foot aluminum ladder was taken from a Morris Cove Lane property between October 10, when he set the ladder up around 8 a.m., and October 14, when he returned to complete work on the property and discovered it missing. There was no value assigned to the ladder.

SAG HARBOR — Someone broke into a Sag Harbor Village Highway Department property, removed tools and power equipment from the building, and placed them in a village truck sometime overnight between Thursday, October 15, and Friday, October 16, according to a report filed with Village Police that morning. A landscaping company helping the village with some work also reported some tools taken, but the items were recovered on the property. Other village-owned vehicles also appeared to have been rummaged through, but according to the police report, while items were moved around, nothing was ultimately reported missing from the property or any of the trucks. The fence to the property and several vehicles were left unlocked, according to police, and the matter is under investigation.

SAG HARBOR — Village Police confiscated alcohol, specifically two 12-packs of hard seltzer, from underaged individuals found parked in a car in the parking lot of Mashashimuet Park around 12:50 a.m. on Saturday, October 17.

SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE — Southampton Village Police arrested Jomira L. Pacheco-Cajilima, 28, of Southampton on October 9 at about 12:15 p.m. on Miller Road and charged her with endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor, and harassment in the second degree, a violation. Police said Ms. Pacheco-Cajilima is alleged to have inflicted injury to the arm of a 12-year-old. Child Protective Services was notified for further investigation.

HAMPTON BAYS — Nicholas Baratta, 64, of Hampton Bays was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, a misdemeanor, after Southampton Town Police said he admitted to spray painting a farmer’s market sign on Montauk Highway on October 16.

HAMPTON BAYS — A resident of Old Wakeman Road told Southampton Town Police on October 16 that someone damaged political signs he had affixed to his fence by defacing them with yellow paint. The same day, another victim, this one on Gravel Hill Road, reported someone spray painted his Honda Civic.

EAST QUOGUE — Mateusz Pieta, 22, of Baiting Hollow was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a misdemeanor, on October 13 following a traffic stop on Shinnecock Avenue. Southampton Town Police report pulling him over for a defective license plate lamp and finding him to be in possession of concentrated THC. He was also wanted for a parole violation, police said.

AMAGANSETT — On July 22, between 5 and 7:04 p.m., a Montauk Highway resident reported to Town Police that someone had been harassing her and her boyfriend via text message when she noticed that someone had written the words “I love you” in Sharpie marker on the outside of her bathroom window. According to police, an act of criminal mischief was also done to the boyfriend’s car. An investigation is ongoing.

MONTAUK — A 59-year-old Bayberry Road resident reported to Town Police on September 21 that he left his wallet at a Montauk grocery store and when it was returned to him it was missing approximately $600 in cash. He asked police to investigate the theft.

NORTHWEST — A Manhattan resident called Town Police on October 11 to report that between October 10 and October 11 someone took two political signs he placed on Woodpink Drive supporting Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden and Congressional candidate Nancy Goroff. They were each valued at $15.

EAST HAMPTON — On October 13, at 11:25 a.m., Town Police arrested Joseph Q. Ward, 44, of East Hampton and charged him with criminal mischief with intent to damage property, a misdemeanor, and harassment in the second degree, a violation. According to police, at 10 a.m., Mr. Ward verbally threated a man while in his Hands Creek residence and intentionally punched a closed door with his fist, causing the pine door trim to break and causing $200 in damage. Mr. Ward was held for arraignment where he was released on his own recognizance.

EAST HAMPTON — On October 14, at 8:15 a.m., Leon B. Mosby, 54, of Bridgehampton, was arrested by Town Police and charged with menacing in the second degree, a misdemeanor, criminal mischief with the intent to damage property, a misdemeanor, and harassment in the second degree, a violation. According to police, on October 8, at 2:30 a.m., Mr. Mosby displayed and pointed a handgun at another individual and broke that person’s cellphone by throwing it across the room. He was released on an appearance ticket for a later court date.

EAST HAMPTON VILLAGE — Ned H. Kassman, 52, of East Hampton was arrested at Village Police headquarters and charged with assault in the second degree, a felony, on Thursday, October 15, at 8:20 a.m. for an offense that took place on Gingerbread Lane on July 15 at 2:30 p.m. involving an individual over the age of 65.

EAST HAMPTON — On Thursday, October 15, at 1:18 p.m., Town Police arrested David R. Kent, 39, of East Hampton, and charged him with grand larceny in the fourth degree, a felony. According to police, on September 24, at 6:09 a.m., Mr. Kent stole a floral Coach wallet containing $2,500 in cash and credit cards. He was released on an appearance ticket.

NORTHWEST — A Gunpowder Lane resident called Town Police on Saturday, October 17, to report that a pane on her front door had been broken sometime between October 3 and October 17. Police canvassed the area and spoke to neighbors who had not noticed anything out of the ordinary during that time.

EAST HAMPTON VILLAGE — A 57-year-old Sag Harbor resident called Village Police on Sunday, October 18, around 1:44 p.m. to make a social distancing complaint after she said people were not wearing masks while walking in front of her Main Street storefront. Police advised the store owner that while people are recommended to wear masks, it is not a law.


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