Southold Town Police on routine patrol in Cutchogue on Saturday night, March 2, spotted an erratic driver, who they later said turned out to be intoxicated.
Police said Garcia Vasquez, 21, of Calverton, did not pull over when they turned on their emergency lights. Instead, they said, she made a right turn onto Route 48 from Depot Lane.
Upon further investigation, Vasquez was found to be intoxicated, with an open container of Heineken in her vehicle. She was transported to headquarters, processed, and held for arraignment.
In other news on the Southold police beat, a physical altercation in Mattituck Sunday morning, March 3, prompted a response from police.
At about 2 AM, police received a report of multiple Riverhead residents engaged in a fight outside of 140 Pike Street in Mattituck. Upon further investigation, police found several people out in the roadway yelling.
Police are also investigating a burglary that occurred in Mattituck on February 25, reports said. Around noon, a man reported that a rear basement window of his home on Inlet View East in Mattituck had been pried open. The individual told police his grandson was watching over the residence while he was away and he was unaware of the damage. The grandson stated the damage was new and he was last at the residence
February 16 around 4 PM.
Southampton cops are also investigating a larceny that occurred in Peconic Saturday afternoon, March 2, when a Southold man reported someone sold his boat without his permission. Police are also investigating a larceny incident Friday evening at Sea Tow International in Southold.