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Arrests by Sag Harbor Village police between July 3 and July 9:
Driving on Pills, Pot
• John A. Faracco, 39, of New York City, was arrested July 8 at 12:06 a.m. and charged with two counts of driving while ability impaired by drugs, a felony, three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a misdemeanor, and one count of unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation. Police said Faracco was driving at an unreasonable speed in a 2009 Audi westbound on Bay Street, then drove 52 miles per hour on Route 114 in a 40-miles-per-hour zone. He was pulled over on North Haven when, according to the arrest report, the police officer noticed a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. “His eyes were constricted, his speech was slurred and he appeared jittery,” the arrest report states. Police said Faracco performed poorly on sobriety tests and admitted to being on prescription medication, including Oxycontin. A glass marijuana pipe was in the vehicle’s console and Faracco told police that the Oxycontin was in the hatchback, the arrest report states. The police officer retrieved a daily pill dispenser, with medications Faracco identified as Oxycontin, Adderall and Xanax and other pills, none of which were with their prescription bottles, and a bag of marijuana, the report states. A drug identification expert was called to police headquarters.
Driving While Intoxicated
• Marianne E. Gianelli, 28, of East Hampton, was arrested July 8 at 9:21 p.m. on Elizabeth Street and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor. Police said Gianelli was driving a 2005 grey Mercedez Benz southbound on Hampton Street when she made a right-hand turn down a one-way street. According to the arrest report, Gianelli’s breath smelled strongly of alcohol, her eyes were watery and bloodshot, she was unsteady afoot and performed poorly on sobriety tests. She consented to a chemical test at police headquarters, where she was held for morning arraignment.
• Matthew L. Manza, 32, of New York City, was arrested July 8 at 2:37 a.m. at the intersection of Union and Madison Streets in Sag Harbor and charged with DWI. Police said Manza was driving a 2002 Acura on the wrong side of the road then stopped and backed up into the intersection.
• Evan D. Kleinman, 27, of Roslyn, was arrested July 8 at midnight and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor. Police said they pulled over Kleinman on Sagg Road in a black 2010 Lexus after he failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Madison Street and Middleline Highway.
• Amelina Siekluska, 40, of Amagansett, was arrested July 7 at 11:01 p.m. and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor. Police said Siekluska ran a stop sign on the corner of Division Street and Bay Street in a white 2010 Jeep, then made an illegal left turn into a parking space on Bay Street. She refused to take a chemical test at police headquarters, according to the arrest report.
• Bryan Y. Courchesne, 32, of Boca Raton, Fla., was arrested July 7 at 9:56 p.m. and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor. Police said Courchesne was pulled over for driving a 2010 Dodge Caravan southbound on Main Street with less than two brake lights. Police said Courchesne refused to submit to a chemical test at headquarters.
Driving Without an Interlock Device
• Christopher J. Parker, 45, of East Hampton, was arrested July 4 at 9:35 p.m. and charged with driving without a court-ordered ignition interlock device and aggravate unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the second degree, both misdemeanors. Police said Parker was pulled over on Brick Kiln Road for driving a motorcycle westbound on Jermaine Avenue with an improper plate. Police said a license check revealed Parker's driving privileges were revoked for failing to pay child support, refusing to submit to a chemical test, failure to pay a fine, failure to pay a driver responsibility assessment, driving while intoxicated and three speeding violations or misdemeanors in 18 months.