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Cops: Peeping Tom arrested in Greenport

A Greenport man accused of looking into windows of a house on Second Street in Greenport yesterday is facing a criminal trespass charge, according to Southold Town Police.

Police said they responded to a 911 call reporting a person trespassing and looking into windows of a residence on Second Street yesterday at about 5:50 p.m.

Officer Richard Jernick apprehended Stanley Lawrence, 49, near the scene of the incident, according to a police report.

Lawrence was arrested on a charge of criminal trespass, a misdemeanor. He was transported to police headquarters, where he was processed and held for arraignment.

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.

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