Police Blotter: Man arrested for broken windshield
Southold Town Police were called to the North Ferry terminal in Greenport last Wednesday evening after receiving a call about a man loitering inside.
An officer spoke to a 63-year-old homeless man, who said he was leaving and refused police housing assistance, according to reports.
The man, identified in police reports as David Krouse, was arrested the next day after allegedly smashing the windshield of a vehicle parked at a Front Street convenience store shortly before 5 p.m.
• A 29-year-old Mattituck man was arrested for drunk driving after he allegedly drove into a PSEG pole along New Suffolk Avenue last Tuesday night.
According to a news release, Robert Goodale was driving a 2018 Ram pickup truck and told police he swerved to avoid a deer, lost control of his vehicle, hit a pole and rolled over around 6:30 p.m.
At the scene, the police determined that he was intoxicated and placed him under arrest. No injuries were reported, but he was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead for evaluation, officials said.
• A Greenport woman has been arrested for breaching a protective order after being found in a Greenport home last Wednesday night.
Rosa Rodriguez-Herrera, 39, was arrested for criminal contempt, according to reports.
• Police were called to Feather Hill in Southold last Wednesday night after receiving a report of a man causing a disturbance and demanding money from people outside.
An officer located the 44-year-old man from Southold, who was intoxicated, asking for rides in the parking lot and was returned by police to his residence.
• A 78-year-old man from the Orient lost $3,000 in a phone scam last week. Officials said the man’s sister received a phone call saying a relative was involved in a car accident involving a pregnant woman and needed bail money.
The man then sent $3,000 cash by overnight courier to an address in Philadelphia and alerted police after learning his relative was fine and had not been arrested.
Detectives are investigating the incident.
• A Mattituck man called police to report that duck hunters across from his home were causing a disturbance shortly after 7 a.m. Sunday.
An officer spoke with an 18-year-old Mattituck man who had landlord permission to hunt and who was 500 feet from residences to hunt over water along New Suffolk Avenue, reports said.
No violations were observed.
• Police were called to a house on Old Harbor Road in New Suffolk last Tuesday morning after a woman reported that a suspicious man claiming to be with the US Census Bureau came to her residence to ask questions.
An officer surveyed the area and was unable to locate the man, but advised the woman to ask to see her ID behind her locked storm door if there were any concerns at all. ‘to come up.
Those named in the police reports have not been convicted of any crime or offense. The charges against them can then be reduced or withdrawn, or they can be declared innocent.