Southampton Police Log: DWIs And Drug Charges

Southampton arrest reports through Jan. 14.

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.


• Alberto Sanchez, 45, of Hampton Bays was charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, on Jan. 12 at 10:15 p.m. Sanchez was initially pulled over on Canoe Place Road after police said they witnessed him failing to maintain his lane. He was further charged with fusing a breath screening test and insufficient lights.

• On Jan. 13 at 3 a.m. police charged Juan Guazhamo-Ortiz, 23, of Riverhead with DWI, a misdemeanor. Police said Guazhamo-Ortiz was pulled over on Flanders Road in Flanders for driving on the shoulder, failure to dim headlights, moving unsafely from a lane and speeding. Police report Guazhamo-Ortiz had bloodshot eyes, was unsteady on her feet and his breath smelled of alcohol.

• Rafael Marin, 42 of Bridgehampton, was charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, on Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. Police report they pulled Marin over on Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays for failing to signal and moving from a lane unsafely. He was also charged with driving an uninsured vehicle, being unlicensed and circumventing an interlock device.

Criminal Contempt

• A Flanders man was charged with a felony count of criminal contempt in the first degree on Jan. 12 at 11:30 a.m. Police say Lennox Edwards, 42, made a threatening statement to a victim who was protected under an order of protection. Edwards was additionally charged with harassment in the second degree, a violation.


A 19-year-old Flanders woman was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana on Dec. 29 after police pulled her over on Flanders Road in Riverside. Police report she had the drug hidden in a Marlboro cigarette pack with a roach.

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