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Town Police Log: Felony DWI Charged in E. Quogue

Also in the week's police reports, a rage rage assault reported in Hampton Bays.

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.

arrest reports for west of the Shinnecock Canal for the week of April 16 to April 22:

Driving While Intoxicated

• On April 21, Michael MacKenzie, 50, of East Quogue, was arrested on felony charges of driving while under the influence of drugs and alcohol after he was stopped on Old Country Road in East Quogue at 11:04 p.m. Police said MacKenzie admitted to being under the influence of two prescription narcotics, Vicodin and Oxycontin, while operating a vehicle. He refused a breath screening test for alcohol at the scene, police said. The felony DWI charge is based upon MacKenzie’s prior conviction that occurred within the past 10 years, according to police.

• Clyde Blount, 28, of Flanders, was charged with aggravated DWI, a misdemeanor, April 21 at 10:19 p.m. in Flanders. Police said Blount’s car overturned after the driver sideswiped an unoccupied vehicle on Riverside Avenue while he was intoxicated. Blount, according to police, refused treatment for his injuries and was subsequently taken into custody and held for arraignment the following day at .

• Marilyn Worlds, 38, of Southampton, was arrested April 21 and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, after she was pulled over on Sunrise Highway and Flanders Road in Hampton Bays at 10:42 p.m. Worlds was additionally charged with speeding, moving unsafely from a lane, improper use of signaling, and improperly tinted windows, all traffic violations.

Assault

• Kenneth Tofty-Forrest, 27, of Hampton Bays, was charged with third-degree assault, a misdemeanor, April 21 at 4:22 p.m. Police said Tofty-Forrest was involved in a road rage incident on West Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays during which he struck another man in the face, causing the victim significant face and head injuries. The victim was transported to Stony Brook University Medical Center by medevac helicopter.

Criminal Mischief

• Melissa Williams, 40, of Hampton Bays, was charged April 18 at 6 p.m. with criminal mischief in the third degree, a felony, and child endangerment, a misdemeanor. Police said Williams broke and threw items such as a flower pot and radio and used bricks to smash out the windows at a home in Hampton Bays.

• Scott Eberle, 41, of Southampton, was charged on April 20 at 8:46 p.m. with fourth-degree criminal mischief, a misdemeanor, during a verbal dispute at a home in Hampton Bays during which police said Eberle broke a woman's cell phone, preventing her from calling for help.

For arrest reports from east of the Shinnecock Canal, visit Southampton Patch.

faith miller April 25, 2012 at 12:17 AM
i just read the article on the assult that happened on the 21st well i wish that when people wrote the news they would write the truth because what that article says is the furthest thing from the truth someone needs to get there facts straight
Amy Patton April 25, 2012 at 09:47 AM
Faith, the facts reported here are directly taken from official police documents gathered by the local press each week at Southampton Town Police headquarters in Hampton Bays. If you have additional or conflicting information about this arrest/incident, you should contact town police

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