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Behind a Locked Door

Thu, 06/17/2021 - 08:33

Jeffrey Kampner, 57, of Sag Harbor was arrested Friday on a misdemeanor charge of criminal obstruction of justice and second-degree harassment, a violation. Sag Harbor Village Police said that at 4 p.m. that day, a victim of a domestic incident told police she'd had an argument with her mother and locked herself in her bedroom. The mother's boyfriend, Mr. Kampner, broke down the door, she said; grabbed her by the neck, and forced her onto the bed. She tried without success to flee, but he continued to hold her down, "restricted her airway," according to the report, and punched her in the stomach, she told police, as she attempted to resist. He was arraigned the next morning in Sag Harbor Justice Court by Justice Lisa R. Rana.

East Hampton Town Police charged Osbal Florez, 53, of Summit Avenue in Springs, with second-degree criminal contempt, a misdemeanor, for disobeying a court order of protection, as well as harassment, a violation. On Saturday at 7:45 p.m., police said, he "was observed parked on the roadside in front of 94 Three Mile Harbor Road," where she works, "attempting to make contact with the protected party." She told police he was waving at her and beckoning her to come to his truck. The order of protection had been issued three days before at around midnight, when, at his house, Mr. Florez allegedly squeezed the woman's neck with his arm and shoved her to the ground. He appeared in East Hampton Justice Court later that morning to be arraigned on the violation, and answered the misdemeanor charge on Sunday.

The past week's traffic arrests bore out predictions of a busy summer. On Woods Lane in East Hampton Village last Thursday at 11:30 a.m., Nina Schafer, who in 2019 was accused of assaulting her elderly mother, was booked for aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor. Police said Ms. Schafer, 56, of Oakview Highway in East Hampton, was driving without registration, also a misdemeanor, and that she had neither inspection nor insurance, which are violations. The report listed her occupation as psychotherapist at the Ross School. She was arraigned yesterday.

Arif Yildrim of Wantagh, 47, was accused of driving without registration along Main Street in Sag Harbor on Sunday at 10 a.m. He will appear in court there tomorrow.

Police pulled over a flurry of drivers on town roads over the past week. Erika Garcia of Copeces Lane in Springs, 27, was stopped last Thursday at 10 a.m. along an unspecified part of Montauk Highway and charged for driving with a suspended registration. She will appear in court on June 30.

Police accused Andres Cambaymalan, a 50-year-old resident of Indian Hill Road, East Hampton, of driving without an Interlock device installed, which is required of those previously convicted of driving under the influence. The charge is a misdemeanor. He was stopped on Friday, around 8:15 p.m., on North Main Street near Collins Avenue.

Charges of aggravated unlicensed operation were doled out to Charles Chumas, 27, of Beebe Drive, Cutchogue, and Enrique Moreno, 55, of School Street in Hampton Bays. Police stopped Mr. Chumas on Second House Road in Montauk last Thursday at 10 a.m., and pulled Mr. Moreno over at 4 p.m. on June 9 in Wainscott, on Montauk Highway near Daniels Hole Road.

Jorge Jimenezrios, 43, of 5th Avenue in College Point, will answer a misdemeanor charge of suspended registration, having been flagged by police on June 8 at 10 a.m. along Route 114 near Cove Hollow Road in East Hampton.

Mr. Moreno, Mr. Chumas, Mr. Jimenezrios, and Mr. Cambaymalan are all due in Justice Court on June 23.

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