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Police: Riverhead Man Drove Stolen Car Wrong Way…

Man Charged With Punching Victim In Face, Head

Also among the week's Southampton Town arrest reports, a rash of DWIs.

Editor's Note: The following information was supplied by the Southampton Town Police Department. A criminal charge is only an accusation and does not indicate convictions.

Southampton Town police arrest reports for the Riverside, Flanders and Northampton area through Dec. 30:

Driving While Intoxicated

• Brayan Gonsales, 30, of Riverhead, was arrested Dec. 25 at 5:17 a.m. on Peconic Avenue in Riverside and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, and driving without a license, a violation. Police said Gonsales was pulled over for failing to maintain his lane. According to the arrest report, Gonsales had alcohol on his breath, bloodshot glassy eyes and slurred speech and was unsteady on his feet.

• Quilder Rodriquez, 24, of Flanders, was arrested Dec. 29 at 2:37 a.m. near the Flanders Road and Oak Avenue intersection and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, and being an unlicensed driver, a violation. Police said Rodriquez was found stopped on the side of the road on a Lincoln Navigator with the hazard lights on and the vehicle running, when it was discovered he had been driving drunk.

• Daniel R. Halstead, 22, of Calverton, was arrested Dec. 26 at 10:31 p.m. on Flanders Road in Flanders and charged with DWI. Police said Halstead was involved in a crash, which was reported, and he left to get help. When he returned, he admitted to being behind the wheel and police discovered he had been drinking, according to the arrest report.

• Warner Marteniez Guzman, 27, of Riverhead, was arrested Dec. 25 at 5:38 a.m. on Flanders Road in Flanders and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, as well as moving from lane unsafely and driving without a licensed, both traffic violations. Police said Guzman failed to maintain his lane and when he was pulled over it was discovered he was driving drunk.


• Jose O. Villatoro, 21, of Riverhead, was arrested Dec. 25 at 4:55 a.m. at a house on Brookhaven Avenue in Flanders and charged with third-degree assault, a misdemeanor. Police said that at 2:23 a.m. Villatoro got in a fight with his girlfriend’s friend at her home, and repeatedly punched the victim in the face and head.

John Pine January 03, 2013 at 02:43 AM
DWI and no driver license, people put two and two together, these guys are illegal aliens. Shouldn't we be alarmed so many are living in Riverhead? Its easy to see what it's doing to the town, and we need to ask the Town the hard questions, why aren't they being turned over to ICE?


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