A 16-year-old boy was arrested on Sunday, August 12, in the attempted robbery of two Roanoke Avenue residents, Riverhead Town police said.
Police said when they responded to the location at about 9 PM, the victims told them that two Hispanic males had demanded they empty their pockets, but they were able to run away and contact police. The suspects then fled the scene in a green-colored car, police said.
The teenager, who is from Riverhead, was located a day later after the attempted robbery and was placed under the arrest, police said. The Independent does not identify minors charged with crimes. The teenager was charged with two counts of second-degree attempted robbery, a felony. A second suspect remains at large. Police are asking anyone with information about the crime to contact them at 631-727-4500.
A homeless woman arrested three weeks ago after she was found with a man having sex in a car at Wildwood Lake State Park was arrested again on Thursday, August 9, for allegedly skipping out on a court appearance related to that case, Southampton Town police said.
Thirty-five-year-old Alison Pfefferkorn, who was charged with public lewdness and drug possession following the July 25 incident, was found at Marta’s Deli in Riverhead at about 5 PM and was placed in custody for failing to show up in Southampton Town Justice Court in Hampton Bays on Tuesday, August 7, according to police. She was transported to police headquarters for processing.
A man and woman were arrested on drug possession charges after Southampton Town police say they were found with drugs outside an abandoned building near a wooded area along Riverleigh Avenue on Thursday, August 9.
Police said that at about 2 PM Kyle Camberdella, 27, of Hampton Bays and Alisha Davis, 31, of Southold, were found outside the building that is known to be frequented by people using drugs. Davis was seen by an officer getting into the car that Camberdella was waiting inside and when officers investigated, both were found to have crack cocaine and hypodermic needles, police said. Both Camberdella and Davis were charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor, and one count of possession of a hypodermic needle.
A 57-year-old Riverhead woman was arrested in Riverside for drunken driving on Tuesday, August 7, according to Southampton Town police.
Lisa Deluca was charged with two counts of misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. She was additionally charged with an equipment violation because the car she was driving did not have adequate lights, police said.
A 36-year-old Riverhead man was arrested for stealing an 18-pack of Budweiser beer from 7-Eleven on Friday, August 10, Southampton Town police said. Jamuela Carter was located at his home on Priscilla Avenue and was charged with petit larceny, a misdemeanor. He was held at police headquarters for processing.
Southampton Town police are investigating graffiti that was painted on the concrete dugout of Iron Point Park in Flanders on Wednesday, August 8. Vandals used black spray paint to draw male genitalia inside a rectum, as well as the rectangular shape of a flag with five stars, allegedly representing the country of Honduras, according to the police report on the incident. The graffiti also contained anti-gay sentiments in Spanish, police said.