Crimes Nearby: East Hampton Man Charged After Fight at 75 Main

Also: Aquebogue man receives threats after he was charged in connection to a double fatal accident last week.


• Allison Greene, 48, of New York City, was arrested on March 8 on felony counts of fourth-degree grand larceny, second-degree forgery and second-degree identity theft. According to a Southampton Town police arrest report, Greene posed as her mother, using her banking information when signing in for a room at the Enclave Inn on Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton.

• Predawn on Saturday morning, a fight involving at least a dozen 75 Mainpatrons broke out in the restaurant and bar's parking lot as they were leaving, according to Southampton Village police. Police said they responded to Main Street at 4:18 a.m. after receiving a complaint of a fight, and arrived to find a man on the ground bleeding. The man suffered injuries from being kicked and punched by several others, police stated. The victim, who had a broken nose and lacerations on his face, was taken to Southampton Hospital bySouthampton Village Volunteer Ambulance. An East Hampton man was placed under arrest for his connection to the fight, police said. Jonathan Mauricio Rodas Castro, 23, was charged with assault in the third degree, a misdemeanor.


• A Riverhead man allegedly behind a string of crimes committed in the Flanders and Riverside area has been charged. According to Southampton Town police, on Tuesday, Robert Ray Noon III, 38, of Riverhead, was arrested —  he is currently incarcerated at the Suffolk County Correctional Facility on unrelated charges — and charged with a string of crimes committed in the Flanders and Riverside area between Dec., 2012 and Feb., 2013.
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• Two masked men armed with handguns held up a Wading River gas station Monday night, police said. According to Riverhead Police Detective Sgt. Joseph Loggia, on Monday at 10:30 p.m., two masked men entered the Valero gas station on Route 25A in Wading River armed with handguns. The station attendant was ordered to open up the register and cash was removed by one of the suspects, Loggia said. He added that the suspects were both wearing dark colored masks; no further description was given. No arrests have been made yet.

• A Texas fugitive who police said fabricated a Flanders robbery and sparked a K-9 search was apprehended last week. According to Southampton Town police, authorities responded to a report of a robbery in Flanders, during which a man who said he was 19-year-old Jose G. Lerma said that he was robbed at knifepoint by a white female who stole $350 in cash from him, smashed his cell phone to prevent him from calling the police, and then fled the area. Several hours of searching the area by officer and a sheriff's K-9 unit for the alleged perpetrator proved fruitless, police said. On March 3, at 1:24 am, the Southampton Town Police Department arrested the man whose real name turned out to be Caris Valentin Hernandez, 24.  He was transported to Southampton Town police headquarters, where police said he attacked officers by punching and kicking them. Hernandez was charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree, a felony, falsely reporting an incident in the third degree, a misdemeanor, and harassment in the second degree, a violation.

• Police are investigating anonymous threats of violence left on the office phone of an Aquebogue man charged in a fatal accident that killed two in Nassau County last week. On Tuesday, Southampton Town Police Detective Sgt. Lisa Costa said authorities are investigating an anonymous message left for Robert Beodeker, who was charged last week after the fatal accident. The message was left on Beodeker's phone at Suffolk County Community College, where he is the Campus Associate Dean for Student Services at Suffolk County.

Westhampton-Hampton Bays

• A collaboration among Southampton and Riverhead police officers resulted in the arrest of a Coram man on a charge of second-degree burglary, a felony.

The charges were filed after police, while investigating use of a suspicious laptop, connected Shaun Prichard, 24, to a burglary that was reported in Speonk.

According to police, Pritchard, stole a MacBook Pro computer worth $1,400 $400 in cash, and a TAG watch worth approximately $1,400 from a residence  in the early morning hours of Feb. 26.
Pritchard was also charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a misdemeanor and was arraigned at Southampton Justice Court and remanded to Suffolk County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.

• Jay Lockett Sears, 73, was back in court on Monday to face a six-count indictment on child pornography charges. He pleaded not guilty to the charges, which carry a maximum sentence of 10 years imprisonment, if convicted.

• A 14-year-old boy sold marijuana to a fellow student on the grounds of the Hampton Bays High School, according to Southampton Town police.

School officials found the boy, whose name was not released, in possession of marijuana on Friday at about 10:40 a.m., police said. Once police investigated, they found the boy had sold some to another student.

• Eric O’Brien, 19, of Hampton Bays, was charged with grand larceny, a felony after police learned that he had stolen a skateboard from another teen on Jan. 11. According to police, O'Brien allegedly stole the California Duster skateboard, valued at $110, from another teen who was walking on Bay Avenue East in Hampton Bays.

North Fork 

• A suspect was arrested in Greenport Thursday after police said he threatened to kill a man with a kitchen knife.

According to Southold Town police, Robert Lee Smith, 54, of Greenport, was arrested on Thursday at 2:21 p.m. and charged with criminal possession of a weapon and menacing, felony charges, after an incident on Third Street.

Police said a Greenport resident, 69, called 911 to report that Smith had picked up a kitchen knife, held it up, pointed it in the man's direction and told him he was going to kill him.
Smith was arrested, transported to Southold Town police headquarters, processed and held for arraignment.

• A high-speed police chase led to a driving while intoxicated charge for an East Marion man Thursday night.

According to Southold Town police, Michael Zervos, 46, of East Marion, was arrested in East Marion and charged with DWI and fleeing an officer in a motor vehicle, both misdemeanors, on Thursday at 7:53 p.m.

Police said an officer attempted to stop Zervos on a traffic violation on Route 25 in Greenport. Zervos, police said, ignored the police lights and siren, increasing his speed and continuing to drive, ignoring all traffic control devices. Next, police said, Zervos continued east on Route 25 until he was found in his vehicle behind an occupied residence in East Marion.

Zervos was arrested and charged with DWI, fleeing an officer in a motor vehicle, and several additional traffic violations, police said.


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