Southampton Police Log: Assault and Drug Arrests

Southampton Police reports through Nov. 19.

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 guilt.

Criminal Mischief

• A 16-year-old was charged on Nov. 17 with criminal mischief at his home in East Quogue. Police said he was involved in a verbal argument with his mother and broke a wooden chair. Connor was charged at 12:15 a.m. with criminal mischief, a misdemeanor.


•Blake Gurtler, 29, of Kansas, was charged with third-degree assault, a misdemeanor on Nov. 14 at 11:15 a.m., after he was arrested at police headquarters in Hampton Bays for striking another person that caused a jaw injury in Southampton Nov. 7.  

Drug Arrests

•Eliecer Ajbix, 21, of Riverhead, was arrested Nov. 18 at 12:39 a.m. in Riverside and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor. Police reported that Ajbix was observed snorting cocaine at the Valero gas station on Peconic Avenue.

•James Clayton, 33, of Flanders, was charged with two felony counts of drug possession, and an additional count of criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor, after he was arrested on Wildwood Trail in Northampton. Police said Clayton was observed in a vehicle selling marijuana and cocaine.

 •Tyshawn Riddick, 22, of Riverhead, was arrested Nov. 16 at 9:20 p.m. on Brookhaven Avenue in Flanders. Police said after they attempted a traffic stop, Riddick fled the scene in his vehicle and was soon after apprehended. Riddick was charged with assault in the second degree, a felony, unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, resisting arrest, a misdemeanor.

For arrests east of the canal, click here


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