By Riverhead News-Review
A 60-year-old man died Monday of injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident on Riverside Drive, according to Riverhead Town police.
The accident occurred about 8:35 p.m. when a 1997 Honda Civic heading north on Riverside Drive crossed into the southbound lane and collided with a 2013 Lexus, according to police.
The Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Flanders Northampton Volunteer Ambulance responded to the scene, as did the Riverhead Fire Department, which helped to extricate a single passenger from each vehicle.
The driver of the Civic, identified as Domingo Juan Francisco of Riverhead, 60, died of his injuries at Peconic Bay Medical Center. The 61-year-old female driver of the Lexus had non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
• Jewelry was reported stolen from a home in the John Wesley Village 2 housing complex last Thursday. Additional information was not available.
• Jennifer O’Connor, age and address unavailable, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance Tuesday on West Main Street in Riverhead.
• Wani Turner, 49, address unavailable, was charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance on West Main Street in Riverhead.
• Nicholas Fischer of Riverhead, 37, was arrested for petit larceny at Home Depot on Route 58 last Thursday. Additional information was not available.
• Sergio Salazar Dominguez, age and address unavailable, was charged with menacing, criminal possession of a weapon and obstructing government administration Friday afternoon on West Main Street, according to police.
• Charlene Crump, 65, address unavailable, was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance Tuesday morning at police headquarters.
• Malachi Sweatte, age and address unavailable, was charged with criminal possession of stolen property Sunday on Cliff Road in Wading River.
• A Riverhead man told police that someone removed $1,200 from his dresser at his home on Northville Turnpike Sunday.
• Joann Deanangelo, age and address unable, was charged with driving while intoxicated on Sound Avenue in Riverhead.
A Calverton man was pulled over for driving erratically on Cross River Drive in Riverside Sunday, according to Southampton Town police. Santigo Cordero-Sumba, 38, of Calverton was arrested, taken to police headquarters and found to be intoxicated.
He was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI and multiple vehicle and traffic violations.
• On Sept. 29 at about 1:28 a.m., Southampton police arrested Pedro Colorado-Tellez, 28 of Hampton Bays.
Police were contacted by a homeowner on Pleasure Drive in Flanders, who reported that an unknown male was inside the residence with no right to be there. Upon investigation, it appeared that Mr. Colorado-Tellez had entered the residence through a window. There was no reported damage to the residence, stolen property or injuries. A vehicle registered to the offender was found damaged in a wooded area on the property. Police placed Mr. Colorado-Tellez under arrest, transported him to headquarters for arrest processing and held him for morning arraignment in town Justice Court. He was charged with second-degree criminal trespass and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, both misdemeanors.
• A weed whacker was reported stolen from a property on Lake Avenue in Riverside Oct. 1, according to Southampton Town police.
• A Riverside man was arrested after throwing a can of tuna at a group of people on East Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays. Police said an officer witnessed the man’s behavior. The man was charged with disorderly conduct.
• Santiago Cordero-Sumba of Calverton, 38, was observed failing to stay in the lane on Cross River Drive and was pulled over at about 11:15 p.m., Friday, Sept.29. He was charged with DWI, police said.
• Arturo Delgado of Wainscott, 53, was charged with DWI and failing to stay in a designated lane Oct. 1, according to police. Mr. Delgado had the smell of alcohol on his breath and performed poorly on a breath test, according to police.
Those who are named in police reports have not been convicted of any crime or violation. The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.
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