Montauk Brothers Charged

Two Montauk brothers were arrested on drug charges late last month after police reported finding them with a large number of restricted medications.

According to East Hampton Town police, Rogelio Crespo-Agron, who is 30, had 17 oxycodone hydrochloride pills and 43 alprazolam pills in a Panadol bottle that was found in his sweatshirt pocket. Elliott Enrique Crespo-Agron, 27, allegedly had 39 oxycodone pills in a Zantac bottle and broken alprazolam pills in an Advil container. Police said they found the bottles in his underwear.

The brothers were arrested on Flamingo Avenue in Montauk on Sept. 29. Police did not say what led to the arrest.

Both men were charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a misdemeanor, and two counts of possession of a controlled substance in a non-original container, which is a violation. The pills were sent to the Suffolk County Crime Lab for analysis.

At their arraignment the next day in East Hampton Town Justice Court, Justice Lisa R. Rana set bail of $2,000 cash or $5,000 bond. The elder brother posted bond, the younger posted cash bail, and both were released from custody on Oct. 2.

Daniel M. Fazio of Montauk, 39, was arrested on the afternoon of Oct. 4 after a domestic dispute at his East Lake Drive residence. According to police, Mr. Fazio had grabbed a woman by the neck, pushed her to the ground, and tried to strangle her. Charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, a misdemeanor, he was released on an appearance ticket after posting $65 bail.

An East Hampton man was found to be driving with a fake insurance card after being pulled over at about 9 p.m. Sunday on Abraham’s Path in East Hampton. Ernesto X. Pulla-Vizhco, 30, who handed over a Florida card from the Mga Insurance Company, was charged with possession of a forged instrument in the third degree and producing an invalid insurance card, both misdemeanors. He was released from police custody after posting $150 bail.