Police Logs: Springs Man Hospitalized After Crashing into Pole

Also: 16-year-old charged with grand larceny after allegedly stealing mother's credit card.

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

• Luis S. Villa Guichay, 22, of Springs, was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, on Dec. 2, following an accident on Springs Fireplace Road, near Abraham's Path. At about 3:05 a.m., police noticed a vehicle with its lights on facing east toward the roadway, and the officer found a 1998 Chevrolet had hit a telephone pole.

Guichay was unconscious, laying in front of the vehicle, with the music running and music extremely loud. Smoke was coming from the interior of the vehicle due to the deployment of both front air bags, police said. Police believe Guichay was travelling north on Springs Fireplace Road, when he veered off and that the accident had just occurred before police arrived.

The officer at the scene was able to wake Guichay up. His eyes were "extremely blood shot and glassy" and his breath smelled like alcohol, police said. The Springs Fire Department ambulance transported Guichay to Southampton Hospital. No one else was in the vehicle at the time of the crash.

He was charged with DWI at 3:50 a.m., and released with an appearance ticket at the hospital due to his injuries. He is due back in court on Dec. 13.

The defendant's current condition was not immediately available on Monday evening.

• Terrence K. Wallace Jr., 40, of Montauk, was arrested on charges of misdemeanor DWI and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, on Dec. 6 in Montauk. At about 10 p.m., police pulled him over on Montauk Highway, near West Lake Drive, for speeding in a 2000 Dodge. They said he was going 70 mph in a 55 mph zone. According to the arrest report, the officer smelled marijuana and saw a multi-colored glass smoking device with a burnt leafy substance in it in plain view. In the center console, police found a green leafy substance and Wallace's driver's license. The substances field tested positive for marijuana Wallace was held overnight and arraigned in East Hampton Town Justice Court. He was released on his own recognizance.

• A 16-year-old East Hampton boy was arrested on a fourth-degree grand larceny charge, which is a felony, at police headquarters in Wainscott on Dec. 3. Earlier that day, at about 12:30 p.m., the defendant reportedly stole his mother's MasterCard Direct Express card and went to One Stop Market and took out $100. He asked a friend to order him a pea coat from J. Crew online and gave his mother's card to pay for the coat. After his mother found out he had the card, she called police to press charges. The boy turned himself into police and was charged at 2:15 p.m. He was held overnight for arraignment and released on his own recognizance. The defendant's name was withheld by police due to the eligibility for youthful offender status.

• A 50-year-old homeless man was charge with second-degree criminal contempt on Dec. 4, after he was found to be in a room at the East Hampton Inn with a woman who had a stay-away order of protection against him. Police were called to the room about a disturbance at about 4 a.m. The woman who answered the door denied there was a problem, but police notice papers, money, and other items thrown about the room and investigated further. They found the man hiding in the bathroom and when they ran his name in the system, they found an active OP issued in East Hampton Town Justice Court that didn't expire until Jan. 24, 2013. Later that morning, the man was released on his own recognizance.

East Hampton Patch's policy is not to name those involved in domestic incidents unless they are charged with serious felonies.


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