• After pleading in an embezzlement case, Katherine Pope, who served as from 1998 to 2002, and her husband, Wayne, were both given probation on Jan. 10, according to a report on The Suffolk Times.
Husband and wife will each serve a sentence of five years probation, and they are not required to pay back any money to the estate of Estabrook. To read more, click here.
• A fourth suspect allegedly involved in an abduction/robbery case from last fall has been apprehended and charged, Southold Town Police reported.
Anthony Infantolino, 18, Wading River was recently charged with second-degree robbery, second-degree unlawful imprisonment and third-degree assault in connection with an incident involving a Cutchogue man who was allegedly assaulted, imprisoned and robbed at the Mattituck early last September, police said.
Later that month, Conor Lingerfelt, 17, of Jamesport and Philip Trentacoste, 18, of Aquebogue were also both charged with third-degree assault, second-degree robbery and second-degree unlawful imprisonment, and 51-year-old Jameport resident Elizabeth Bucalo-Lingerfelt was charged with second-degree robbery and second-degree unlawful imprisonment. To read more, click here.
• Thalia Dinizio, 39, of Greenport, was charged with driving while intoxicated on Jan. 15 at 2:30 a.m. after police stopped her for a traffic violation as she drove on Route 25 in Cutchogue and was found to be intoxicated, police said. Dinizio was arrested, transported to police headquarters in Peconic and held pending arraignment.
• Emmanuel Solis-Torres, 27, of Greenport, was charged with DWI on Jan. 15 at 12 a.m. after police stopped him for traffic violation as he drove on Route 48 in Mattituck and was found to be intoxicated, police said. He was arrested, taken to police headquarters and held pending arraignment.
• Michael Neudeck, 52, of Mattituck, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated on Jan. 10 at 2:50 p.m. after police stopped him for a traffic violation as he drove a 2003 Chevy pickup truck on Route 25 in Laurel, police said. He was found to be intoxicated, arrested and transported to police headquarters in Peconic, where he was held for arraignment, police said.
• Rebecca Darlene Drew, 28, of East Hampton, was arrested Jan. 13 at 4 p.m. and charged with petty larceny, a misdemeanor. Southampton Town police said Drew was caught on a surveillance camera three times at her job at the Bridgehampton Commons taking money from the cash register, including the day she was arrested, according to the police reports. Police said Drew took a total of $535. She was arrested and released on a field appearance ticket.
• David J. Ramunno, 50, of Sag Harbor, was arrested Jan. 12 at 2:20 a.m. and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a misdemeanor, as well as moving from lane unsafely, a traffic violation. Southampton Town police said Ramunno was pulled over near Sagg Road and Mount Misery Drive in unincorporated Sag Harbor for failing to maintain his lane. According to the arrest report, Ramunno had crack cocaine on him. He was arrested and transported to police headquarters in Hampton Bays for arraignment.
• Joseph A. Hawkins, 21, of East Hampton, was charged with three misdemeanors following a domestic disturbance on Saturday at 5 a.m. Two hours earlier, East Hampton Town police had been called after Hawkins reportedly left the house with a knife, but police were unable to find him. Police received a phone call at about 4:15 a.m., when he allegedly threatened to stab someone during a fight. He was charged with third-degree menacing, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and fourth-degree criminal mischief, as well as second-degree harassment. Later that morning, Lisa R. Rana released him on his own recognizance following arraignment.
• Josue D. Gomez, 24, of Sag Harbor, was arrested after police said he was caught driving with a suspended license and without the ignition device that tests his blood alcohol level, both of which are misdemeanors. Gomez was pulled over for reportedly speeding on Montauk Highway, near Second House Road, in Montauk on Jan. 11 at about 9 a.m. He presented a Honduras identification and a check with the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles showed his license had been suspended on Oct. 25, 2011 and on Aug. 2, 2011 for driving while intoxicated. There was also a restriction on his license that mandated the use of an Interlock device. He was processed at the and released on $200 bail. His 1990 Honda was impounded.