Southampton Police Log: 2 Charged With DWI

Also among the week's arrests, a Deer Park man charged with aggravated harassment after allegedly calling a man 30 times in one day.

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 convictions.

Southampton Town police arrest reports for west of the Shinnecock Canal:

Aggravated Harassment

• Marc L. Henig, 55, of Deer Park, was arrested March 16 at 10:38 p.m. at police headquarters in Hampton Bays and charged with aggravated harassment in the second degree, a misdemeanor. The arrest report states that on March 4, Henig called a man at the man’s Westhampton business about 30 times, asking for his address “and insulting him with intent to harass, annoy, threaten or alarm.” Police said a warrant was issued for Henig’s arrest on March 11, and Suffolk County police initially arrested Henig before he was transported to town police headquarters for processing.

Assault, Criminal Mischief

• Kerry W. Botts, 32, of Westhampton, was arrested March 15 at 12:51 a.m. at home on Summit Boulevard and charged with assault in the third degree, a misdemeanor, and criminal mischief in the fourth degree, a misdemeanor. Police said that a little more than an hour earlier, Botts punched a woman in the face several times and took her cellphone to prevent her from calling 911. The victim’s father took her to Peconic Bay Medical Center.

Driving While Intoxicated

• Connie Francis, 53, of Flanders, was arrested March 16 at 9:36 p.m. and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, as well as driving without a seatbelt and missing a front plate, both traffic infractions. According to the arrest report, Francis was pulled over on Long Neck Boulevard in Flanders for not wearing his seatbelt, when police discovered she was intoxicated.

• Frederick Rowsell, 45, of Northampton, was arrested March 16 at 11:17 p.m. in Flanders and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, as well as moving from lane unsafely and failure to signal, both traffic infractions. Police said Rowsell drove across Flanders Road, from one shoulder to the other, without signaling. According to the arrest report, Roswell’s breath smelled of alcohol, his speech was slurred, his eyes were glassy and red, and he performed poorly on roadside sobriety tests.

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


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