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Southampton Police Log: DWI and Grand Larceny Arrests

Police reports from October 1 through October 8.

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.

DWI

• Timothy Wheeler, 19, of Hampton Bays, was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, on Oct. 4, after his car was stopped by police on Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays at 11:01 p.m.

• Charles Dressler, 56, of East Quogue, was charged on Oct. 7 with driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage, both misdemeanors. Police charged Dressler at 4:33 a.m. in Hampton Bays after his car was stopped on Montauk Highway.   

 Grand Larceny

• Craig Veet, 36, of Nescopeck, Pa., was charged with falsifying business records in the first degree, a felony, and third-degree grand larceny, a felony. Police reported that Veet was charged at headquarters in Hampton Bays Oct. 6 at 7:35 a.m. after turning himself in.

Criminal Contempt

• John Ryan, 51, of East Quogue, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt, a misdemeanor, after police said Ryan violated an order of protection at a home on Boxtree Road. Ryan was charged at 10:45 a.m.   

• John Reichert, 52, of East Quogue, was arrested at police headquarters in Hampton Bays for second-degree criminal contempt, a misdemeanor, on Oct. 1. Police said Reichert had previously violated an order of protection and was wanted on an arrest warrant.

 False Personation

• A 16-year-old boy from Newark, N.J., was arrested on a charge of false personation, a misdemeanor, after police said they noticed him rolling a marijuana cigarette in a vehicle on Point Road in Flanders Oct. 6 at 1:37 a.m. According to the report, Wheeler provided a false name when he was asked for ID. 

For arrests west of the Shinnecock Canal, visit Southampton Patch.

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