Crimes Nearby: Man Charged With Felony Assault After Injuring Cop

In other nearby police reports, road rage, stolen cars, disorderly conduct, weapons charges and DWI arrests.

The following information was supplied by various town police departments. A criminal charge is only an accusation and does not indicate guilt.

•  say they have charged  two teens with burglarizing a Westhampton home on Monday afternoon. According to police, the teens, both 16, were charged in connection with a laptop that was reported stolen from a Lakeside Lane home at around 1:20 p.m.

•  said on Monday that two local teenagers were arrested and charged with stealing a car from a residential neighborhood last Thursday night. According to police, the car pulled into the King Kullen parking lot and two males proceeded to park the car and flee on foot from it, while the off-duty officer waited for back-up. Cops impounded the vehicle and found out the car was stolen from a Fordham Drive home. Around 6:30 p.m., officers arrested 17-year-old Alexander Thomas, and about two-and-a-half hours later arrested Westhampton resident, 17-year-old Nicholas Turitto.

• Farmingville resident Jennifer Stines and Stephen Greenberg, of Hampton Bays, were arrested by Southampton Police shortly after 5 a.m. on Monday morning after police said they were pulled over and arrested on drugs and weapons charges, and the driver was reportedly operating the vehicle under the influence. Police charged Greenberg, 40, with DWI. Police charged Stines, 27, with a felony third-degree criminal possession of a weapon charge as well as seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Cops said she had heroin and a gravity knife on her. Both were held for morning arraignment.


• A Sthe morning of Aug. 24 after arresting a Peconic man, who now faces felony assault charges after Friday's incident. Officer Brian McNamara was assisting Riverhead P.D. on Friday morning, attempting to arrest 36-year-old Alfredo Chitay on criminal contempt, harassment and criminal trespass charges following a domestic dispute, Southold Police said. While attempting to arrest Chitay, police said, the man fled and cops were forced to use physical force on the man. During the altercation, McNamara suffered a deep laceration to his right knee, police said. No weapons were used in the struggle, according to police.

• Kately Worysz, 21, of Southold, was arrested on charges around midnight on Aug. 27 after police said she violated an order of protection. Southold Police said she tried pulling her ex-boyfriend out of his car in the Mattituck 7-Eleven parking lot and hit him several times. Police said Worysz opened the car and started hitting him before the incident ended. She was charged with harassment and criminal contempt.

• Jonathan Busch, 30, of Palm Beach, Fla. was charged with harassment in the second degree and disorderly conduct after cops said he punched a Whiskey Wind bouncer in the face around 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 25. According to police, Busch was escorted outside of the Front Street bar after the incident, and the fight ensued outside. A police officer reported seeing it, broke it up, and placed Busch under arrest.

• Oliver J. Liegey, 21, of New York City was arrested Aug. 22 at 5:58 p.m. and charged with criminal mischief in the fourth degree, a misdemeanor, and harassment in the second degree, a violation.  Police said they were called to an incident of “road rage” at the intersection of David Whites Lane and Hampton Road.  When they arrived, it was alleged that Liegey exited his vehicle, approached the victims’ vehicle and attempted to remove him by pulling his arm through an open window, police said. While that attempt was unsuccessful, Liegey then spit in the face of the victim and kicked his vehicle before fleeing the scene, police said.  A short time later, Liegey was arrested.  The damaged caused to the victims vehicle was approximately $1,218, according to police.

•  Maude Davis, 54, of New York City, was arrested Aug. 18 at 9:38 p.m. and charged with felony DWI.  Police said they stopped Davis for making an illegal U-turn while attempting to avoid a DWI/Safety Checkpoint in a 2010 Mercedes Benz southbound on North Sea Road. She was processed and held for morning arraignment, police said, and the vehicle was seized under the Suffolk County Vehicle Seizure Law.

• Jessica F. Fitzgerald, 30, of Bridgehampton, was arrested Aug. 25 at 3:24 p.m. and charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree, a felony, Fitzgerald did possess a forged prescription for the drug Adderall.

• Jennifer L. Farbar, 48, of East Hampton, was arrested on Aug. 22 at 9:58 a.m. and charged with two counts of criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree, both felonies, and two counts of petty larceny, both misdemeanors.

• Troy D. Pender, 22, of Southampton, was arrested Aug. 25 at 4:33 p.m. and charged with criminal possession of marijuana in the fifth degree, a misdemeanor, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree, both misdemeanors.  Pender was in possession of more than 25 grams of marijuana, according to police. He was processed and released after posting $100 bail.

• Taylor Marie Turitto, 19, was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and one count of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree, all misdemeanors, as well as unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

• Janelle T. Butkevich, 19, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a misdemeanor, as well as unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

• Andrew T. Sappah, 21, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a misdemeanor, as well as unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.


• Michael J. Morris, 45, of Montauk, was arrested outside the 7-Eleven store in Montauk, where he was allegedly drunk and acting disorderly on Aug. 19 just after midnight. Police received a call about a man at 7-Eleven who was becoming violent toward patrons inside the store. As police arrived, they were approached by Morris, outside the store as he exited and he immediately was confrontational, they said. He appeared highly intoxicated and as the officer started to put him under arrest, he resisted. Even when handcuffed, he became uncooperative and aggressive and attempted to kick the officer, police said. He was charged with resisting arrest, which is a misdemeanor, and second-degree harassment and disorderly conduct, both violations. He was released on $250 bail.


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