Police Logs: Bicycle Thrown at a Car

Also, police report several DWI arrests in its weekly police blotter.

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

Bicycle Thrown

• Kelvin Y. Santana Aquino, 21, of East Hampton, was arrested on a charge of fourth-degree criminal mischief, a misdemeanor, and two counts of second-degree harassment, a violation, on Jan. 6 at about 5:30 a.m. Police were called to a house on Boatheader's Lane for a disturbance. The defendant allegedly threw a bicycle at a car, causing numerous dents and scratches. He was released on $500 bail.


• Luis O. Garcia Garcia, 35, of Irvington, NJ, was arrested on a drunken driving charge in East Hampton on Jan. 1 at 1:15 a.m. Police said they stopped him when he didn't dim his high beam lights to approaching traffic on Three Mile Harbor Road. He was pulled over near Morris Park Lane at about 12:55 a.m. As he appeared intoxicated, police said, he was asked to perform field sobriety tests. Police said he performed poorly on all of them and was charged with misdemeanor DWI. After arraignment, East Hampton Town Justice Lisa R. Rana released him on $750 bail.

• Michael D. Peralta-Munoz, 19, of East Hampton, was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs in the first-degree, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, on Dec. 31 at about 2:35 a.m. Police said when he turned onto Hartley Blvd. from Springs Fireplace Road, he drove in the opposite lane of travel. A strong odor of marijuana was coming from the vehicle and the driver's breath, according to police. Peralta-Munoz showed police a glass smoking pipe with a burnt green leafy substance inside when they asked him if there was any marijuana in the car. At headquarters, he submitted to a blood test. Following arraignment, he was released on his own recognizance.

• Selma C. Caplan, 66, of East Hampton, was arrested on a misdemeanor DWI charge on New Year's Day at about 12:25 a.m. Police said they observed Caplain's sedan make a wide right turn onto Cedar Street in East Hampton and then swerve over the double-yellow line. She appeared intoxicated, police said. During the traffic stop, she became "irate," according to her police report. Held until the morning arraignment, then she was released on her own recognizance.

Domestic Dispute Leads to Jail

• A 31-year-old man from Montauk was arrested after police said he violated a court order to stay-away from his former girlfriend on Jan. 4. The defendant was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, a felony, and second-degree harassment, a violation, at about 2:40 p.m. Held overnight for arraignment, East Hampton Town Justice Lisa R. Rana set bail at $7,500 cash or $15,000 bond. He was transported to the Suffolk County jail in Riverside, where he is still being held.

East Hampton Patch's policy is not to disclose the names of those involved in domestic dispute, unless they are charged with a serious felony.


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