The East Hampton Town and Village Police Departments reported the following arrests on March 14.
Jacob R. Carter, 21, of East Hampton, was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor, after East Hampton Village police said they found a collapsible baton in his car during a traffic stop on Sunday. He was pulled over on Montauk Highway near Stephen Hands Path for a head light being out at 12:20 a.m. Police said they smelled marijuana coming from the car as they interviewed him and when they searched him the baton was found in a holster on his right hip. A glass pipe with marijuana residue was also reportedly found in his jacket pocket. He was released on $500 station-house bail.
Allegedly Violated Court Orders
An 18-year-old East Hampton man was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, a felony, and second-degree harassment, a violation, on March 8 hours after he allegedly pushed his mother against the wall in an argument. An order of protection expiring in December 2011 was in place, town police said. The young man's name is being withheld by police because he is eligible for youthful offender status. He was held on $300 bail and turned over to the Suffolk County Sheriff's.
Curtis Manley, 41, of Amagansett, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt, a misdemeanor, at town police headquarters on Thursday. Manley allegedly violated a stay-away order of protection issued for a woman in September when he stayed at two meetings she was at on March 5 and March 8. The woman reported being upset and intimidated. Police spoke to Manley, who agreed to turn himself in on March 10 after making childcare arrangements. He was released on his own recognizance.
Drunken Driver Arrests
Allen E. Shott, 53, of Amagansett, was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated in Montauk on March 8 at about 8:40 p.m. Town police said they clocked a 2001 Chrysler speeding 23 miles over the 40 m.p.h. speed limit on Flamingo Avenue. After being pulled over on Industrial Road, Shott "stumbled out of his vehicle and held on to the side of his vehicle to keep himself from falling." He was held overnight, and released the next day on $200 bail.
Geovanny P. Yugsi-Cepeda, 23, of East Hampton, was charged with aggravated D.W.I., a misdemeanor, on Sunday at about 1 a.m. Town police said they saw a 2004 Acura fail to stay right on Springs-Fireplace Road in East Hampton, and pulled the driver over in front of . He allegedly appeared drunk and was taken to headquarters. He was released on $200 bail later that morning.
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