• One man was allegedly slashed with a knife in the parking lot of Dunkin' Donuts in Riverhead early Sunday morning, police said.
According to Riverhead police, a dispute occurred at 1:44 a.m. between two men where one man cut another with a knife.
Although the injured man initially went to Peconic Bay Medical Center, police said he left before receiving treatment.
• Anthony Jenkins, 47, of Riverhead, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor on Nov. 10 at 1:00 a.m. after he was seen on Flanders Road riding a bicycle without lights. Upon investigation, say police, Jenkins was found to be in possession of a quantity of cocaine.
• Police are investigating a rash of thefts from unlocked cars in Montauk, and plenty more that were rifled through with nothing taken, reported over the past month. Over $4,300 in cash, electronics, computer equipment, and other valuables, were taken from cars parked at 17 properties were rummaged through overnight on Oct. 4, Oct. 27, and on Friday night, according to East Hampton Town police, though it is not clear how many of them are related except for the ones that occurred most recently.
• A Springs man was arrested on weapons charges after East Hampton Town police said they confiscated three handguns from his residence. James J. Carpenter, who is 46, was arrested on Nov. 7. He turned himself into police upon request following lab results that his guns were operable.
On Oct. 7, Suffolk County Family Court issued an order of protection that stated Carpenter had to surrender all firearms. His wife called police to the residence to have them confiscated. Police found that the handguns — a Sturm, Ruger & Co. 9mm, a Sturm, Ruger & Co. .357 Magnum caliber revolver handgun, and a Walther .22 long rifle caliber Smith & Wesson model handgun — had been purchased in Pennsylvania in 2005 and brought to New York when the couple moved there in 2008. No permits appeared to be on file. Carpenter was charged with three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, which is levied when a defendant has previously been convicted of a class A misdemeanor or above.
• A gasoline looter struck Warren's Nursery on Majors Path in Southampton sometime between Nov. 3 and Nov. 5, police said. According to the report, someone climbed a fence on the property, broke a window and stole an empty gas can from one of the buildings. Subsequently, the person then siphoned gas out of several vehicles that were parked on the property. Whomever is responsible faces a felony charge of third-degree burglary and two lesser charges of criminal mischief and criminal trespass.
• Southampton Village police say an unidentified woman stole two valuable bags from The Perfect Purse on Oct. 25, and now detectives are asking the public to help identify the suspect. The woman walked into the Hampton Road shop and took the leather purses — a black 10-inch Chanel double flap bag valued at $3,600 and a gold-colored Hermès imitation Birkin bag valued at $700 — while the staff were distracted, according to police.
• Cody Clifford, 18, of Greenport, was charged with unlawfully fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, speeding, aggravated unlicensed operation, and driving on the sidewalk on Nov. 8 at 3:45 p.m., after a police officer attempted to stop Clifford for exceeding the posted speed limit on Route 48 in Peconic, police said. Clifford then led police on a chase that lasted approximately four miles. Clifford was arrested and eventually taken into custody.
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