Recent notable crimes reported elsewhere on the East End:
• Police are investigating anonymous threats of violence left on the office phone of an Aquebogue man charged in a fatal accident that killed two in Nassau County last week. On Tuesday, Southampton Town Police Detective Sgt. Lisa Costa said authorities are investigating an anonymous message left for Robert Beodeker, who was charged last week after the fatal accident. The message was left on Beodeker's phone at Suffolk County Community College, where he is the Campus Associate Dean for Student Services at Suffolk County.
• A Riverhead man allegedly behind a string of crimes committed in the Flanders and Riverside area has been charged. According to Southampton Town police, on Tuesday, Robert Ray Noon III, 38, of Riverhead, was arrested — he is currently incarcerated at the Suffolk County Correctional Facility on unrelated charges — and charged with a string of crimes committed in the Flanders and Riverside area between December 2012 and February 2013.
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• Two masked men armed with handguns held up a Wading River gas station Monday night, police said. According to Riverhead Police Detective Sgt. Joseph Loggia, on Monday at 10:30 p.m., two masked men entered the Valero gas station on Route 25A in Wading River armed with handguns. The station attendant was ordered to open up the register and cash was removed by one of the suspects, Loggia said. He added that the suspects were both wearing dark colored masks; no further description was given. No arrests have been made yet.
• A Texas fugitive who police said fabricated a Flanders robbery and sparked a K-9 search was apprehended last week. According to Southampton Town police, authorities responded to a report of a robbery in Flanders, during which a man who said he was 19-year-old Jose G. Lerma said that he was robbed at knifepoint by a white female who stole $350 in cash from him, smashed his cell phone to prevent him from calling the police, and then fled the area. Several hours of searching the area by officer and a sheriff's K-9 unit for the alleged perpetrator proved fruitless, police said.
On March 3, at 1:24 am, the Southampton Town Police Department arrested the man whose real name turned out to be Caris Valentin Hernandez, 24. He was transported to Southampton Town police headquarters, where police said he attacked officers by punching and kicking them. Hernandez was charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree, a felony, falsely reporting an incident in the third degree, a misdemeanor, and harassment in the second degree, a violation.
• A collaboration among Southampton and Riverhead police officers resulted in the arrest of a Coram man on a charge of second-degree burglary, a felony.
The charges were filed after police, while investigating use of a suspicious laptop, connected Shaun Prichard, 24, to a burglary that was reported in Speonk.
According to police, Pritchard, stole a MacBook Pro computer worth $1,400, $400 in cash, and a TAG watch worth approximately $1,400 from a residence in the early morning hours of Feb. 26.
Pritchard was also charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a misdemeanor and was arraigned at Southampton Justice Court and remanded to Suffolk County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.
• Jay Lockett Sears, 73, was back in court on Monday to face a six-count indictment on child pornography charges. He pleaded not guilty to the charges, which carry a maximum sentence of 10 years imprisonment, if convicted.
• A 14-year-old boy sold marijuana to a fellow student on the grounds of the Hampton Bays High School, according to Southampton Town police. School officials found the boy, whose name was not released, in possession of marijuana on Friday at about 10:40 a.m., police said. Once police investigated, they found the boy had sold some to another student.
• A suspect was arrested in Greenport Thursday after police said he threatened to kill a man with a kitchen knife.
According to Southold Town police, Robert Lee Smith, 54, of Greenport, was arrested on Thursday at 2:21 p.m. and charged with criminal possession of a weapon and menacing, felony charges, after an incident on Third Street.
Police said a Greenport resident, 69, called 911 to report that Smith had picked up a kitchen knife, held it up, pointed it in the man's direction and told him he was going to kill him.
• A high-speed police chase led to a driving while intoxicated charge for an East Marion man Thursday night.
According to Southold Town police, Michael Zervos, 46, of East Marion, was arrested in East Marion and charged with DWI and fleeing an officer in a motor vehicle, both misdemeanors, on Thursday at 7:53 p.m.
Police said an officer attempted to stop Zervos on a traffic violation on Route 25 in Greenport. Zervos, police said, ignored the police lights and siren, increasing his speed and continuing to drive, ignoring all traffic control devices. Next, police said, Zervos continued east on Route 25 until he was found in his vehicle behind an occupied residence in East Marion.
Zervos was arrested and charged with DWI, fleeing an officer in a motor vehicle, and several additional traffic violations, police said.