Police Logs: 1 Driving Drunk, Another Driving Without Alcohol Monitoring Device

East Hampton Village police reported two arrests over the past week.

The following information was supplied by the East Hampton Village Police Department . A criminal charge is only an accusation and does not indicate guilt.

• Wilmar Ricardo Calderon Prada, 22, of East Hampton, was arrested on a drunken driving charge on Sunday. Police said an officer was on routine patrol when he spotted a 1999 Nissan Altima swerving as it headed east on Montauk Highway, near Cove Hollow Road at about 4:30 a.m. Upon a traffic stop, the driver appeared intoxicated. Calderon Prada was taken into custody and held until arraignment. He was charged with misdemeanor DWI, failure to use a designated lane, driving across hazardous markings, and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, all violations.

• Jhon Ortiz Javier, 37, of East Hampton, was arrested after he was allegedly caught on Feb. 26 driving with a suspended license and without an Ignition Interlock device that is court mandated. According to police, Javier did not stop at the intersection of Stephen Hands Path and Montauk Highway in East Hampton Village at about 8:15 a.m. After he was stopped near Daniels Hole Road, he reportedly told police he didn't have a driver's license. A check with the State Department of Motor Vehicles revealed his license was suspended and revoked and there were restrictions in place if he were to get a license.

His 1998 Pontiac was impounded, and he was charged with operating a motor vehicle without an Interlock device, two counts of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, all of which are misdemeanors, and two violations — failure to stop at a stop sign and unlicensed operator. He was released on $300 bail.

Marie Elena March 05, 2013 at 12:18 PM
What's more, you have no clue. It's the wealthy white man who gets away with it all, whether it be stealing, driving while impaired, abusing his wife/girlfriend/partner and children, murdering his wife/girlfriend/partner/children. As for owning judges, those without ethics and disregarding the law cost an awful lot of money......more than a migrant worker makes.
mtkmiss March 05, 2013 at 01:04 PM
I think it was a "white anglo american" who commited the hit & run in Amagansett....where was the upcry of what his nationality was? Bigots are the downfall of this country......a coountry founded on immigration. Where in this report does it state that they were illegal or for that matter, immigrants? They could, quite just as likely to be born & bred Americans. They just have Latino sounding names. Just like there is Polish, Irish, Italian etc . Sorry we aren't all Smiths & Jones. No wonder there is bullying in school, when this is the attitudes of the parents raising those children.
Walter Noller March 05, 2013 at 01:10 PM
I noticed nothing is said about insurance. This is the part that effects anyone who is involved in an accident with those without insurance and thereby effects us all. But this is what happens when those who are supposed to uphold the laws play ala carte. Laws are in place for EVERYONE, and illegal is illegal, no matter what the hidden agenda is. Once you look the other way on one law, you open the chance for people to play "pick and choose" or find they simply cannot abide by other rules because it would open them to scrutiny. Back to the source of the problem, government who refuses to do anything about immigration and more important, illegal entry into the country. The end result is damaging far beyond the issue shown here. And don't think this is a south/central american issue... it's opened the door for others to follow suit... a very dangerous issue that needs to be addressed NOW.
Bonac Refugee March 05, 2013 at 01:36 PM
I knew that my comment would bring out the "howling" cry of racist.The fear of being labeled a racist is what has allowed the citizens of East Hampton to sit by silently while the quality of life in the working class areas of the Hamptons to degrade into third world status.Anyone daring to speak the truth is immediatly labeled a bigot.The truth is East Hampton has been invaded by crimials from South America and we all stood around and watched it happen and did nothing.Please resume your name calling!!
Marie Elena March 05, 2013 at 01:41 PM
Mtkmiss, hear hear. And yes you'd better believe there is plenty of bullying, though it is not leveled exclusively at non-white children. It is indiscriminate (which, I suppose is a good thing in some twisted sense), and it is abominable, and there should be, in practice as opposed to in vocalization, ZERO TOLERANCE of it. Sadly, for so long as adults continue to let loose their poisonous attitudes towards others different from they (we must accept, of course, that it cuts many ways) in whatever form, we shall simply continue to breed hatred, which will, in turn, breed social discontent, and where does that lead? To trouble for all of us. As for the immigration issue, I feel we do indeed have tremendous immigration dilemmas which render us far too vulnerable on a national security level. That is where I leave that argument, however. Come one everyone, we just ended Black History Month: Martin Luther King, Thurgood Marshall, Rosa Parks, did they teach us nothing?!
Marie Elena March 05, 2013 at 01:50 PM
"...The truth is East Hampton has been invaded by crimials [sic] from South America and we all stood around and watched it happen and did nothing...." Does this comment not register even ever so slightly as extreme to you? As for being "invaded," I would argue that we have more than enough "homegrown" criminals. How about we, therefore, focus on the totality of the problem of the behaviors, rather than on the individuality of the perpetrators. While we are at it, let's certainly be mindful of the distinction between violent and/or dangerous offenders and the nonviolent offender.
Bonac Refugee March 05, 2013 at 02:00 PM
Marie Read the police logs.The names are not any I remember growing up with as a kid.What do they almost all have in common.Who are the drunk drivers,the thieves,the batterers,the rapists,the pedofiles and the murderers in our community.What do a ever growing crimianal segment of our community have in common.If you don't know just ask a local cop.You know the truth Marie but you can't bring yourself to see or say it.
amy salle March 05, 2013 at 02:37 PM
@ Marie........ How would you feel if this drunk, unlicensed person hit you or killed some poor person???????????
amy salle March 05, 2013 at 02:41 PM
@ Marie....... I am a little confused??? You call us "Bigots" but start your last sentence with "The truth is East Hampton has been invaded by criminals (sic) from South America and we all stood around and watched it happen and did nothing...." Not everyone from South America is a criminal...... You can't have it both ways!!!!!!
tm March 05, 2013 at 03:34 PM
come on, basic reading comprehension. she was clearly quoting a prior poster.
Marie Elena March 05, 2013 at 03:51 PM
Amy, the stmt to which you refer was written by Bonac Refugee and quoted and resopnded to by me. Please reread my remarks and you will see this. As to your question about how I would feel if a drunk driver hit me or someone else, from where does this question come, I ask? I have made not a single remark about the violation of law which occurred and the gravity of such violation - I have spoken only to the racist remarks made herein. Again, please reread my remarks. You are correct, "Not everyone from South America is a criminal." Tell that to Bonac Refugee who blindly sees only Spanish-sounding names in the police logs, blatantly ignoring the names of some lifelong EH or white-sounding or non-Spanish-sounding names which appear in the news not so infrequently. The point is that we are one people. There is a good element and a bad element, not to mention the in-between element, in every walk of life, in every business, in every profession, in every everything. If one labels an entire group as has occurred herein, one is a racist, plain and simple. And, guess what, it is the racist whom I rightfully fear. As for Bonac Refugee's comments about the rapists and pedophiles. Do you review the NYS Sex Offender Registry, as I do, to remain knowledgeable about the predators living right next door to us? Notice how many white or non-Hispanic people are rapists. Incidentally, serial killers are notoriously charming white males..... Peace.
Marie Elena March 05, 2013 at 03:59 PM
One more note Amy. You write "You call us '[b]igots'..." Who is the "us?" White East Hampton born and raised individuals? I spoke to specific individuals, as I am not a bigot and therefore do not believe that every East Hampton born and raised individual despises Hispanics and shares the views of some of the posters here. For the record, I am not East Hampton born and raised. Rather, I grew up and was educated in a wonderfully multicultural mecca outside of our nation's capital and the birthplace of our country. I am also proud to be the granddaughter of immigrants!
S.B. Bonacker March 05, 2013 at 04:06 PM
The truth is painful, but we now facing it as a community under seige by these illegals, who flip the bird at our laws and these pitiful fines. Truth is: we have been invaded Truth is: we all stood around and watched it happen Truth is: we never thought it would get this out of control Truth is: now they are here, indifferent to our laws, police, customs, obligations and social structure Truth is: there are more laws in place that protect them, not us, even when they kill as drunk drivers How can we go on like this? When does it end?
amy salle March 05, 2013 at 04:23 PM
You must have A LOT of time on your hands!!!!!!!!!!
Marie Elena March 05, 2013 at 04:26 PM
Do you agree w/John Pine that non-whites are "vermin" or is it only the Spanish-speaking who are "vermin?" Will you advocate taking up arms against the "invaders" next? Do you honestly believe that whites do not "flip the bird" at our laws? How about the parents of high school students who throw alcohol parties for their children, whether it be for homecoming, prom, or just because. Take a look at the whites who go to happy hour and leave intoxicated and simply are not caught! How about those who engage in illegal, recreational drug use? Think they are all Hispanic? We are one people. Good and bad all thrown together, but ONE PEOPLE. As for indifference to our customs and social structure, I suggest that assimilation is incredibly difficult for anyone who does not speak English. Have you attempted to broaden your horizons, think of another culture besides your own? Have you done anything to make someone foreign to this country feel welcome? Like it or not, we are home to people from all over the world, people who escape deadly regimes, horrific poverty, and terrific turmoil. Have you compassion for them? Have you attempted to engage someone different than you in conversation? Do you not believe we have common interests: providing for and loving our families, raising our children to be upstanding, responsible citizens, protecting our children? You are spewing pure hatred S.B. Bonacker. Shame on you! P.S. Your stmt that laws prtct "them" more than us is meritless!
tom March 05, 2013 at 04:31 PM
Walter, you're dead-on....a license to operate a motor vehicle and vehicle insurance is required by law. Non-compliance with these laws is CRIMINAL. Likewise, migration to the US in violation of its laws and sovereignty is ILLEGAL, hence the definition "Illegal Immigrant" not this politically-correct BS term “undocumented immigrant.” Maria Elena, et al., the US has this immigration "dilemma" because we've had 10+ million Illegal Immigrants enter this country, with hundreds more crossing the border every day. Our federal government has allowed this to happen because of political agendas, and business owners want cheap labor. This is comparable to the fire department not responding to your house burning down because the sound of the sirens might annoy someone. And Maria…your comparison of this festering illegal immigrant issue to the 400+ year struggle of Black American CITIZENS is disgusting and clearly reveals the polarized glasses through which you view this issue.
Moni March 05, 2013 at 05:14 PM
Driving without a license is one sort of crime. Driving drunk is another. Painting with a broad brush seems to be the norm in these posts, relative to the crimes as well as the offenders. Undocumented immigrants go where there's work. So do documented ones. Assuming that most hispanics in EH are "illegals" is prejudice, pure and simple. Our town will benefit from the inclusion of latino neighbors, workers, merchants, etc. Sure, there are lawbeakers among them who may be here illegally, who drive unlicensed or intoxicated, who beat their wives or whatever, and let's include the employers of known illegals, both hispanic and non-hisipanic. But my hispanic neighbors are decent, hardworking, prospering folk raising decent families, and I'm happy to shop at my local latino deli where the food is good and the help is friendly and accomodating.
Amy Shea March 05, 2013 at 05:18 PM
As a person of Hispanic background, I have tremendous difficulty with this. I too agree that immigration on the East End has become a problem. Why do I feel this way as a Hispanic person? Because I am not like them, nor is my family. My family came here with visas, and they applied for residency, and then citizenship. During their entire time here they never broke the law and they never received handouts from the government. The first thing they did was learn the language, the second, celebrate Thanksgiving because that is what Americans did. They were proud people and they understood that it was a privilege to live in this country and did their best to assimilate and be upstanding members of the community. But now, thanks to a lot of these people, I am judged as if I were one of them.
JOE CITIZEN March 05, 2013 at 06:09 PM
"Those people" who are posting above are not the norm. I, like most of the people I know, let people's action speak for themselves. No the color of their skin, the language that they speak or the car that they drive.
Moni March 05, 2013 at 07:14 PM
Dog: your ironic comments are eloquent. Yes, there has always been bigotry. The bonakers vs. the upstreeters, the year-rounders vs. the "citidiots." But this is the USA and once the skin color of the "others" is a shade or two darker, the majority want them to stay to themselves and out of sight as much as possible. But we don't scorn the contractors who hire the undocumented, nor do we turn in our neighbor down the road who is renting an illegal apartment in her house . Developers, builders and landscapers love illegal immigrants and so do real estate sharpies looking to score some outrageous rents for meager rooms or even basement baracks.
Mojo March 05, 2013 at 08:58 PM
How about the fact that these people come to this country illegally. Work illegally. Drive drunk--often getting arrested multiple times AND send their children to school---well guess who is paying for that? If you work illegally you are not paying any taxes therefore the average taxpayer is footing the bill. There should be a general outrage among American CITIZENS about this abuse of our tax dollars and our teachers. Lets look at the demographics in the schools right now---what percentage of students are ELL ? This is a huge drain on our tax dollars and needs to be stopped!! Oh and don't get me started on their use and abuse of the hospital. Do you call an ambulance to take you to the hospital with a cold and then pay nothing with no insurance? No-- you must be a citizen. Too bad.
Bonac Refugee March 05, 2013 at 09:04 PM
Dog Time to water the bushes and run along home now I think I hear your master calling, before I have to smack you with a rolled up newspaper.
Conservative Underground March 05, 2013 at 09:33 PM
Where are the Patch moderators, how can you let this go? This is unacceptable.
S.B. Bonacker March 05, 2013 at 09:52 PM
I think the moderators on Patch are letting people finally get some of these feelings out in the open. The problem is getting worse with illegal drivers and DWI's. It's not going away. People are scared. We need a forum to vent; Town Hall certainly is not open to hosting any forums for the community on what can be done or how police can handle this tidal wave of law breakers who are now in this community. It's not the same small town we had 25 years ago.
Boo March 06, 2013 at 12:30 AM
Everyone misses the point. No one is racist. If you come here legally, welcome. No matter what color you are. If you come here illegally, get out. No matter what color you are.
Eastend50 March 06, 2013 at 01:14 AM
One afternoon, last summer I was driving my pickup down a street in Springs looking for someone's home. A little boy who could not have been more than 7 or 8, was playing in his front yard and when I passed and started calling he the "S" word. I thought it was funny at the time, as I am not hispanic, but white with a deep tan/complexion, and born in Southampton. Now that I look back, it was not so funny, but sad a child that age should have predjudiced feelings. He either learned this from his parents or classmates.
John Pine March 06, 2013 at 05:54 AM
Truth! It has nothing to do with what they look like or where they come from, it has to do with their blatent disregard for our laws, being here illegally and thumbing their nose at everyone else.
John Pine March 06, 2013 at 06:00 AM
Just a note for those who label people who want the law enforced as bigots. I do not judge people by where they come from or what they look like. I judge by character, and the reality is these guys are here illegally, they have no respect for our laws and just seem to get away with anything, because people are afraid they may be labeled a "racist". Folks wake up, this is how communities and even countries fall, when we fail to address issues and enforce our laws. If they were immigrants, like my Great Grandparents were, they would have gone through legal means and respected the law and the community. They wouldn't be driving drunk, with no license, and loitering on streetcorners for work either. Keep pushing it under the rug and pretty soon the Hamptons will look like Brentwood or Hempstead...
olletsocks March 06, 2013 at 07:42 PM
I was returning to Springs after a few cocktails at the golf club in a spanking new BMW ragtop. I was called the W word and waved ahead at a DWI ck point on my way to a ticker tape parade.I also noticed a large number of deer leaping with glee and mucho tail wagging by the local doggies.
josh page March 14, 2013 at 11:08 PM
I don't understand why anyone would come to the defense of an ILLEGAL immigrant who has committed a crime in our community?


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