The following information was supplied by the East End police departments this week. A criminal charge is only an accusation and does not indicate guilt.
• Adam Laskowski, 53, of East Marion, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child on June 19 at 12:44 p.m., after police noticed Laskowski walking a bicycle with a child in a child seat without a helmet on Main Street in Greenport, police said. An officer stopped Laskowski to interview him, smelled an odor of an alcoholic beverage, and found Laskowski to be intoxicated, police said. Laskowski was arrested, transported to police headquarters in Peconic where he was processed and held for arraignment.
• Following a call from another car driver, a Greenport man was arrested Thursday night by Southold police after they said he was driving under the influence of drugs on Route 25 in Mattituck. According to Southold Police, a motorist called police around 7:30 p.m. to report an erratic driver, heading westbound on the road while crossing over into the eastbound lane.
Southold Police responded and reported witnessing the driver, 48-year-old Kenneth T. Finne, cross over the double line. Police said he was found to be impaired by drugs.
• Kevin Smith, 26, of Greenport, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance on June 16 at 2:35 a.m. on Adams Street in Greenport. An officer on patrol noticed Smith’s hand in his pocket and when he asked Smith to take his hand out of his pocket, the officer found a small brown vail with a white powdery substance in it, police said. The officer checked the pocket and found Smith had poured the powder, which was tested later and found to be cocaine, into his pocket, police said. Smith was arrested, processed and released on cash bail with a later court date.
• Evan C. DeRobertis, 30, of Southampton, was arrested June 14 at 2:48 a.m. on Roses Grove Road in Noyac and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, as well as multiple traffic infractions. Police said DeRobertis was failing to maintain his lane and driving into the oncoming traffic lane. He had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath, slurred speech and was unsteady on his feet, according to the arrest report. Police said DeRobertis admitted to drinking “a bunch of beers” at a bar.
• Andrew P. DeRobertis, 33, of Southampton, was arrested June 14 at 3:23 a.m. on Roses Grove Road in Noyac and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation. Police said DeRobertis was the passenger in a vehicle when the driver was arrested for DWI. Marijuana was located in plain view in the driver side door pocket of the vehicle, and a search of the vehicle turned up a micro Ziplock bag of cocaine in the center console, according to the arrest report. Police said DeRobertis admitted that the marijuana and cocaine were his.
• Patrick James McGay, 18, of Southampton, was arrested June 17 at 1:43 a.m. on Majors Path in North Sea and charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, a misdemeanor, as well as vehicle and traffic infractions. Police said McGay was stopped for failing to maintain his lane and when an officer approached the vehicle there was a strong odor of marijuana. McGay was brought to police headquarters in Hampton Bays, processed and held for arraignment.
• Desmond J. Bright, 31, of Flanders, was arrested June 7 at 9:10 a.m. in Riverside and charged with criminal impersonation in the second degree and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the second degree, both misdemeanors, as well as being an unlicensed driver and littering, both violations. Police said Bright was pulled over for throwing garbage out the window while driving on Route 24 and misidentified himself to an officer.
• Riverhead Town police responded to a call on June 13 at 3:05 p.m. from a Doctors Path resident who said that her son had taken her car without her permission. Prior to the arrival of police at her home, officers observed the vehicle heading northbound on Doctors Path. Officers determined that Paul T. Booker, 33, was wanted by police on an outstanding warrant and arrested him; the defendant was also charged with operating the vehicle without a license.The car was returned to Booker's mother. Booker had on second-degree burglary charges.
• Jose R. Cabrera, 30, of Southampton, was arrested June 17 at 3:29 a.m. on Montauk Highway East in Hampton Bays and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor. Police said Cabrera was pulled over after failing to maintain his lane. He was additionally charged with being an unlicensed driver and moving from a lane unsafely, both infractions.
• Fredin A. Vasquez, 44, of Hampton Bays, was arrested June 17 at 2:13 a.m. on Montauk Highway West in Hampton Bays and charged with aggravated DWI, a misdemeanor. Police said Vasquez failed to maintain his lane and pulled into a parking lot without signaling. Further investigation shows he was intoxicated, according to the arrest report. He was additionally charged with moving from lane unsafely and unsafe turn without a signal, both infractions.
• Gus Garcia-Blancarte, 26, of Flanders, was arrested June 16 at 10:18 p.m. on County Road 39 in Southampton and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor. Police said Garcia-Blancarte was speeding and failing to maintain his lane while driving on County Road 39 westbound near the Shrubland Road intersection. He was additionally charged with speeding, a traffic infraction.