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Southold Town police blotter: April 3 – April 9

Excerpts from the Southold Town Police Press Reports, April 9, 2017

On April 2, Southold Town Police arrested a 22-year-old Calverton man for aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and unlawful possession of marijuana. Police said Michael Molina was stopped for failing to maintain his lane of travel on Main Street in Greenport at 12:39 a.m. Molina was found to be in possession of marijuana, according to the police report. Police said they determined his driver’s license had been suspended. Molina was transported to police headquarters, processed and held for arraignment.

A Connecticut man was arrested on the night of April 2 in Greenport and charged with driving while intoxicated. Kevin McCusker, 30, of Rocky Hill, Conn. was operating a 2001 Mercury sedan northbound on Main Street when he was stopped for a traffic violation and found to be intoxicated. He was arrested, transported to police headquarters, processed and held for arraignment.

An Orient woman reported that late at night on April 5 she heard a car pull up to her driveway and saw someone get out of the car. When she turned on her bedroom light the car drove off. The next day she found damage to her wooden garbage storage bin.

A Southold woman called police several times on April 6 to report hearing noises in her attic. She stated repeatedly that she thought someone was living in the attic. When the woman refused to provide the names of any relatives to contact for help, police called Adult Protective Services for assistance.

A Riverhead man was issued an appearance ticket on April 7 when, after being pulled over for speeding near Depot Lane in Cutchogue, police noticed the smell of marijuana. The suspect turned over a small baggy with a green leaf-like substance that appeared similar to marijuana.

The Old Burying Ground cemetery director at First Presbyterian Church of Southold reported to police that on or around April 6, approximately 22 headstones were damaged at the cemetery. Police are investigating.

An East Marion man reported to police on April 8 that $1,750 worth of items including tools and fishing equipment had been stolen from his residence. Detectives were notified.

On April 9, a Southold Town police officer was bitten on the arm while subduing an emotionally disturbed person near the East End Seaport Museum in Greenport. The officer was taken to Eastern Long Island Hospital for medical treatment.

Editor’s note: A criminal charge is an accusation. By law, a person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.