A former employee of a North Fork wine-tasting venue was arrested Thursday on charges of stealing computer equipment and change during a burglary July 9, Riverhead Town police said.
Edgar J. Castillo, 26, of Riverhead, was arrested after a weeklong investigation into the burglary at the North Fork Tasting Room in Riverhead. He was charged with third-degree burglary.
Arraignment details were not immediately available.DataLI crime stats
Police said that on July 9, Castillo broke into the wine-tasting and entertainment venue "in the overnight hours," stealing the computer equipment and change.
Police did not detail what evidence they believe linked Castillo to the burglary.
According to its website, the tasting room features Long Island wines, local craft beer, gourmet specialty foods, artisanal cheese and a marketplace. A note posted on the Tasting Room's Facebook page on July 9 said: "We regret to inform you that due to unanticipated circumstances, the North Fork Tasting Room will be closed today. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding." The venue has since reopened.