The following reports were released for the week of Dec. 19.
Yamit A. Hurtado, 32, of East Hampton, was held on $5,000 bail at the Suffolk County jail in Riverside after he was arraigned on three counts misdemeanors -- two criminal mischief charges and one for allegedly resisting arrest on Dec. 11. Police said they responded to a call after Hurtado reportedly took a wrench to his brother's car and house windows on Lincoln Avenue in Springs at about 1:45 a.m. The damage totaled about $800. When police tried to handcuff him, a struggle ensued. At headquarters, police said they weren't able to interview him due to "his combative nature." They noted in his arrest report that they had to "put a tighter restraint on his person due to the fact that he was attempting to damage the camera." He also allegedly put his socks in the toilet and kept flushing, overflowing the toilet. He eventually calmed down, police said.
Had Pot, Stole Candy
James P. Fenelon II, 29, of East Hampton, was arrested after he allegedly stole candy and a 5 Hour Energy drink from gas station's convenience store in Wainscott on Dec. 8. Police Officer Barry Johnson was off duty at the time, when he was approached about the theft, at about 11:45 p.m. Fenelon allegedly swiped a Reese's candy bar, two Snickers bars, and four rolls of Lifesavers, in addition to the drink, without paying. Police found the items, as well as a small amount of marijuana, in his pockets. He was released on his own recognizance and will be arraigned on misdemeanor petty larceny and a violation for the alleged marijuana possession on Jan. 12.
Traffic Stop Leads To Weapons Charge
Andres F. Gutierrez, 25, of East Hampton, was arrested on a weapons charge after a traffic stop on Dec. 13. Town police said they saw a 2002 Dodge pick-up truck fail to stop at the intersection of Abraham's Path and Accabonac Road in East Hampton at about 7 p.m. Police allegedly smelled marijuana coming from the truck and during a search, they found a weapon, though an initial report did not indicate which kind. Charged with felony third-degree criminal possession of a weapon with a previous conviction, Gutierrez was released on $500 bail after arraignment before East Hampton Town Justice Catherine A. Cahill.
Justin M. Damark, 20, of Eat Hampton, was arrested on a drug possession charge after being pulled over for speeding at 70 mph in a 35 mph zone in Springs on Friday at 8:15 p.m.. Police said they smelled marijuana coming from the car and during a search found a small plastic Ziplock bag with half a Hydrocodone pill. They also allegedly found 10 Oxycodone pills in his pocket. Charged with seventh-degree possession of a controlled substance, which is a misdemeanor, he was released on an appearance ticket.
Wilson Lopez, 32, of East Hampton, was arrested after he allegedly took a woman's truck from a party on Dec. 10 and then called them and told them that it was at his house, after she and her husband reported it stolen. Lopez told police he thought it belonged to his brother. Charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor, he was released on $100 station-house bail.
Lorenzo T. Pedro, 27, of East Hampton, was held on $5,000 bail at the Suffolk County jail in Riverside after reportedly driving drunk with a blood alcohol level of .21, nearly three times the legal limit, on Dec. 11. Pedro was pulled over in the parking lot of off Montauk Highway at about 7:20 p.m. When asked to step out of the vehicle, police said he almost fell down. Unable to perform the field sobriety tests, he was arrested and charged with aggravated DWI.
Manuel A. Duchitanga Dominguez, 47, of East Hampton, was also charged with aggravated DWI on Sunday evening after police were called about a person "slumped over the steering wheel" in the parking lot behind Main Street in Amagansett. The ignition was turned to the on position and the hazard lights were activated. After waking him, police cuffed him. Bail information was not available.
An 18-year-old East Hampton man was arrested on a driving while intoxicated after he hit a tree in Springs on Dec. 13. Police were called to Three Mile Harbor Road, near Gardiner Avenue, at about 8:40 p.m. and found a red Dodge Ram pick-up truck n the woods, against a tree, but no driver to be found. Using the vehicle's registration, officers tracked down the driver and he was arrested at about 11:20 p.m. Bail information was not available. Police withheld the defendant's name due to possible youthful offender status in court.
She Struck Him
Ana Martinez, 28, of East Hampton, was arrested on charges of felony criminal contempt and second-degree harassment on Dec. 12. She reportedly struck the male victim several times, violating an order of protection, on Dec. 11 at about 10 p.m. Justice Cahill released Martinez on $750 bail.