An 18-year-old Coram man was arrested for threatening a woman with a knife on Flanders Road in Riverside on Friday, August 3, Southampton Town Police said.
Police said a woman called them at about 9:30 AM to report she was threatened with a knife by an unfamiliar man. Officers canvassing the scene later found Glen Brunskill, who matched her description, and he was detained and transported to police headquarters in Hampton Bays, where the woman was able to make a positive identification leading to Brunskill’s arrest, according to police.
Brunskill was charged with third-degree menacing, a misdemeanor.
Pot Bust At Jail
A 21-year-old Flanders man was arrested for marijuana possession at the Suffolk County Jail in Riverside on Saturday, August 4, after Southampton Town Police say they stopped his car for having tinted windows.
Police said that at about 5 PM, Jose Aria Solivares was behind the wheel of a car that not only had improperly tinted windows, but a strong smell of pot wafting from it. A search of Solivares’s car found the smell coming from its center console, according to police.
He was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana, which means the weight of the substance was more than 25 grams. He was additionally charged with an equipment violation for not having transparent windows. It is not clear why Solivares was at the jail.
Southampton Town Police arrested four people on varying charges of driving under the influence last week.
Ignacio Gonzalez, 46, of Sag Harbor was arrested in Sagaponack on Tuesday, July 31, and was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, a felony, and driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor. Police said that at about 11:30 PM, Gonzalez was operating a 2006 Dodge pickup truck that did not have a working headlight, and when he was pulled over, his eyes were bloodshot and there was a strong smell of alcohol on his breath. He was unable to produce a valid driver’s license and a background check found that he had five suspensions on three different dates, police said.
Geovany Moreno, 43, of Riverhead was arrested in Riverside on Friday, August 3, and was charged with two counts of driving while intoxicated and equipment violations. Police said Moreno was stopped at about 11:20 PM because the car he was driving did not have an adequate license plate lamp and he allowed the car he was driving to cross a divider on Flanders Road. Upon further investigation, he was unsteady on his feet and smelled of alcohol, police said.
Luis Perez Miguel, 21, of Hampton Bays was arrested In Flanders on Saturday, August 4, and was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor.
He was additionally charged with driving while intoxicated, as well as violations for obstructing traffic at intersection, driving without a seat belt, and driving with obstructed vision.
Police said that Miguel was found asleep in his car at the intersection of Flanders Road and East Street at about 3 AM and when he woke up, he had red, glassy eyes, and the odor of alcohol on his breath. He performed poorly on standard field sobriety tests, police said. He was additionally charged with driving while intoxicated.
Charlene Beckwith, 25, of Sag Harbor was arrested in North Haven on Sunday, August 5, and was charged with two counts of driving while intoxicated. Police said Beckwith was arrested at about 5 AM after a 911 caller reported that she wanted an officer to come by and check out a car with its lights on outside her home. An officer found that Beckwith had crashed her car into a tree at the end of a driveway.