• A 15-year-old boy from Sagaponack and two 14-year-old boys from Sag Harbor were arrested Dec. 17 at 3:45 a.m. and charged with grand larceny in the fourth degree, a felony, as well as unauthorized use of a vehicle in the third degree, a misdemeanor. Southampton Village police said the teens were driving a 1998 Range Rover erratically eastbound on Hill Street, and, after investigation, discovered the vehicle was stolen earlier that night from the parking lot of Southampton Range Rover. All three juveniles were processed and released to their parents, police said. They all will have to appear in Family Court.
• Luis A. Mendizabal, 21, of Hampton Bays, was arrested Dec. 9 at 9:43 p.m. and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and loitering in the first degree, both misdemeanors. While on routine patrol, officers noticed some suspicious activity involving Mendizabal in the area of McDonalds and upon further investigation found Mendizabal to have a quantity of crack/cocaine, Southampton Village police said. He also was wanted on a warrant from the Prince County Police Department in Manassas, Va. for failure to appear on a burglary charge, police said. He was processed and remanded to the Suffolk County Jail in lieu of $300 bail.
• Victoria Nava-Ochoa, 26, of Hampton Bays, was arrested Dec. 19 at 2:19 p.m. and charged with endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. Southampton Village police said they received a call that there was an unattended child in an unlocked vehicle in the CVS parking lot. Upon arrival, they found a 4-year-old child asleep in the back seat of a 2006 Honda, police said. Nava-Ochoa was processed and released on an appearance ticket. A referral to Child Protective Services was made.
• A Sag Harbor resident was arrested on charges of DWI on Flanders Road on New Year's Eve. According to Southampton Police, Judy Clempner, 57, was found unresponsive behind the wheel of a 2002 gray Honda in a no standing zone. Police said she had an open bottle of white wine in the car.
• Ronnie Meyers, 42 of Riverhead, was arrested on Sunday at 2:38 a.m. on DWI charges on County Road 105. Meyers, police said, was stopped for failing to maintain his lane. He was charged with driving intoxicated with a BAC of .08, DWI and refusal to submit to an alert test. He was also charged with moving from a lane unsafely and having no plate lamp.
• Melissa Romano, 18, of Lido Beach, was charged with DWI on New Year's Eve. According to police, she was stopped at the Peconic Avenue traffic circle for tailgating. She was charged with DWI and following too closely.
Michael Gambardella, 18, of Garden City, was charged with driving while intoxicated after an early morning New Year's day car accident in Greenport.
Gambardella was driving a Honda CR-V SUV on Front Street around 8 a.m. on Jan. 1 when he hit a tree and a sign post and rolled the vehicle onto the front yard of a house located next to the Hotel, police said. Gambardella told police he had fallen asleep and was taken by members to for a check up. After investigation, police said Gambardella, who was not injured, was found to be intoxicated and was arrested and released on his own recognizance after his arraignment that afternoon.
• Enver Zorluoglu, 34, of Cedar Drive in Southold, was charged with driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident, and driving with a suspended license, no registration and no insurance on Dec. 31 at 8:34 p.m in Cutchogue.
Zorluoglu was involved in an accident at the corner of Route 25 and Depot Lane in Cutchogue, which left his vehicle with only three wheels after a driver's side tire came off the vehicle, police said. Zorluoglu then left the scene, driving a half a mile on three wheels, parking the car between two commercial buildings on Eugene's Road and then fleeing on foot, police said. Police apprehended the defendant a short time later, locating him underneath a tractor trailer. He was reportedly found to be intoxicated, arrested and transported to police headquarters in Peconic, where he was processed and held for arraignment.
• Alexis Griffin, 28, of Orient, was charged with driving while intoxicated on Dec. 26 at 11:12 p.m. after police stopped her for driving down the wrong way of North Street in Greenport, police said. After investigation, Griffin was found to be intoxicated, police said. She was processed and held at police headquarters pending arraignment
• Southampton police reported that they chased a 30-year-old East Quogue man through Hampton Bays on New Year's eve. Police said when they attempted to stop Andrew McCavanagh for failing to signal a left turn at Squires Avenue in Hampton Bays, McCavanagh fled in his car, reaching 80 miles an hour.
Police said they apprehended McCavanagh at the intersection of Broad Hollow Road and Fairview Avenue. He was charged with DWI, aggravated DWI and unlawfully fleeing an officer.
• A Farmingville man was arrested in Hampton Bays for DWI on Sunday at 1:51 a.m. Police say Charles Carter, 31, was driving on Springville Road when they stopped him for a traffic infraction. Upon investigation, they found that he smelled of alcohol. He was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a felony; driving while intoxicated and driving with intoxicated by alcohol with blood alcohol content of .08, both misdemeanors, and no plate lamp, a violation.