Editor's Note: The following information was supplied by various town police departments. A criminal charge is only an accusation and does not indicate guilt.
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• Charles Gamble, 31, of East Quogue, was arrested in Northampton on two felony drug charges on Nov. 10 at 10:10 p.m. Police reported that Gamble was stopped on Lake Avenue in his vehicle and attempted to flee. After a brief foot pursuit, cops said they captured Gamble, used a Taser to subdue him, and found 35 bags of crack cocaine. Gamble was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance fourth and third degrees, both felonies. Gamble was also charged with resisting arrest, a misdemeanor.
•Marquise Greene, 23, of Mastic, was charged by police on Nov.7 with felony grand larceny in Hampton Bays after an investigation revealed that Greene had unlawfully used a company gas card for his own personal use, racking up more than $1,000 in fuel charges. Greene was arrested at police headquarters at 5:17 p.m.
•Justin Suarez, 24, of East Quogue, was arrested Nov. 11 in East Quogue and charged with second degree assault, a felony. Police said Suarez used a pool stick as a weapon at the East Quogue Pub at 1:43 a.m. to strike another person, causing pain, swelling and a laceration to the victim's head. Suarez was additionally charged with criminal possession of a weapon, a class A misdemeanor.
•A felony assault was reported in East Quogue Nov. 11 in which Anthony Prosano, 24, of East Quogue, was arrested for striking another man with a beer bottle, causing injury. Prosano, at 1:43 a.m., was additionally charged with criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor.
Cody Clifford, 18, of Greenport, was charged with unlawfully fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, speeding, aggravated unlicensed operation, and driving on the sidewalk on Nov. 8 at 3:45 p.m., after a police officer attempted to stop Clifford for exceeding the posted speed limit on Route 48 in Peconic, police said. Clifford then led police on a chase that lasted approximately four miles. Clifford was arrested and eventually taken into custody.
• A gasoline looter struck Warren's Nursery on Majors Path in Southampton sometime between Nov. 3 and Nov. 5, police said. According to the report, someone climbed a fence on the property, broke a window and stole an empty gas can from one of the buildings. Subsequently, the person then siphoned gas out of several vehicles that were parked on the property. Whomever is responsible faces a felony charge of third-degree burglary and two lesser charges of criminal mischief and criminal trespass.
• Southampton Village police say an unidentified woman stole two valuable bags from The Perfect Purse on Oct. 25, and now detectives are asking the public to help identify the suspect. The woman walked into the Hampton Road shop and took the leather purses — a black 10-inch Chanel double flap bag valued at $3,600 and a gold-colored Hermès imitation Birkin bag valued at $700 — while the staff were distracted, according to police.