Crimes Nearby: Cops Say Man Faked Identity, Tried To Flee

In other nearby crimes, three men arrested in a drug bust.

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.

Three Hampton Bays men were arrested last week in a drug bust orchestrated by the East End Drug Task Force, according to Southampton Police.
Police arrested Ronald Jiminez Sr., 63, on felony drug charges last Thursday and two other men were charged with violations of unlawful possession of marijuana.
According to police, a search warrant was executed at 30 Springville Rd., in response to investigations concerning ongoing drug sales on the East End. Quantities of cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were reportedly recovered and seized, however no charges related to drug sales were immediately handed out. http://patch.com/A-0dqt


• Earlier on Monday, Southold Town Police reported that Christopher L. Oliver, 26, of Mohamet, Ill., was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and attempted escape on Dec. 2 at 9:43 p.m., after police responded to a report of a subject rummaging through cars on Pequash Avenue in Cutchogue. A man with no identification who identified himself as Christopher Oliver was found in the immediate area matching the suspect's description, police said. The suspect was found to be in possession of marijuana at Midwood and Eastwood Roads in Cutchogue, was arrested him and transported him to police headquarters in Peconic for processing, at which point Oliver attempted to run from the scene, police said.

After being processed as Christopher Oliver, Flanigan's fingerprint scan indicated Christopher Oliver was in fact Adam Flanigan, a fugitive from justice from the State of Wisconsin, police said. Flanigan was processed under his true identity and held for arraignment. He was charged with forgery, false personation and being a fugitive from justice in addition to the previous offenses.

• Donald F. Lechtrecker, 65, of Orient, was charged with trespassing on Dec. 2 at 12:54 p.m., after a 25-year-old resident of Bird’s Eye Road in Orient observed Lechtrecker drive his vehicle on his driveway and told police he wished to press charge against Lechtrecker, police said. He was transported to police headquarters, processed and released on $100 cash bail.
Lechtrecker was arrested this past July, after he fired a rifle several times at five construction workers at a job site to the rear of the his residence, police said. The construction workers were not injured during the incident, but their construction vehicles were damaged by the rifle fire. Lechtrecker is due back in court for this incident on Dec. 12.


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