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Buvard: Flanders man arrested for DWI, Riverhead man cited for reckless driving

Southampton Police arrested a man from Flanders on Saturday for drunk driving in his home town.

Cristhofer Palomequecardenas, 20, was arrested after a police officer saw him speeding at night with no lights on and driving above the shoulder line. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to police headquarters for treatment.

Mr. Palomequecardenas was charged with impaired driving, speeding, failing to signal, changing lanes unsafely, driving without a license and violating equipment for obstructed vision and substandard lighting.

• A Riverhead man was arrested for reckless driving in Northampton last Monday after driving at 91 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone.

Justus Davender, 27, sped the vehicle further when an officer tried to stop him before finally coming to a stop. His vehicle was seized. One passenger – Bryan Ajcuc, 21, from Flanders – was arrested to serve an active arrest warrant.

Mr Davender was charged with reckless driving, dangerous overtaking on the left, dangerous lane changing, speeding and illegal signaling.

• A Calverton man was arrested on Friday night for driving a vehicle without an inspection certificate after being arrested at Water Mill for using a mobile phone while driving.

A database check showed the vehicle’s registration was suspended in June for breach of insurance, although the driver, Abelino Velasquezpenado, 33, was able to present valid proof of insurance on the spot . His license had also been suspended.

Mr. Velasquezpenado was charged with driving a motor vehicle without an inspection certificate, driving a motor vehicle on a public road using a cell phone, driving with obstructed vision, having driving with a suspended registration and driving without a license aggravated a motor vehicle in the third degree.

• A resident of Flanders was arrested in his hometown for driving with a suspended license last Thursday. Juan Sebastianfelix, 20, was first arrested for following a vehicle too closely. Police say he is charged with following too closely the operation of a motor vehicle without a license, driving without a license and committing an equipment violation.

• The director of Riverwoods Community in Riverhead reported to police that someone entered an unoccupied house last Monday. He didn’t know if the woman who entered had a key, but there was no sign of a break-in. Police advised the caller to recontact if he needed further assistance.

• A caller from Riverside reported a missing credit card to police last Thursday. She said she believed it had been taken without permission from her purse at work. She discovered it was missing when she noticed unauthorized charges the night before.

• A Riverside man was arrested in his hometown for outdoor drinking last Tuesday. The 33-year-old was arrested and released after an officer saw him holding an open bottle of Modelo beer. He is accused of open consumption of an alcoholic drink.

• Several callers in Flanders reported vehicle break-ins to the police last week. Cash and sunglasses were among the missing items.

Those named in the police reports have not been convicted of any crime or offense. The charges against them can then be reduced or withdrawn, or they can be declared innocent.