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The Suffolk County Police Department’s First Precinct and other local fire and law enforcement agencies report the following incidents:


Copiague: Suffolk County Police yesterday arrested a 17-year-old male student Mon., May 7 who, they said, made a school threat. Police gave this account: A 17-year-old male student in his junior year at Copiague High School communicated messages through Instagram to a female classmate on May 6, at approximately 9 p.m. The messages consisted of several threats against the students in the Copiague High School, class of 2019, as well as suicidal statements. After a thorough investigation by the First Precinct Crime Section, officers arrested the 17-year-old male student on May 6 at approximately 7 p.m.

The 17-year-old male student, whose name was withheld by police, was charged with Falsely Reporting an Incident 3rd Degree, a Class A misdemeanor. He was arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip Tues., May 8.


West Babylon: Police reported that on April 29, at about midnight, multiple persons approached a man on Centerwood Street and stole jewelry, money and a cell phone from the victim.


Wheatley Heights: Someone broke into a vacant house on Willow Street May 1, sometime before 6:45 p.m., and stole various kitchen appliances.

Copiague: Police reported that on May 1, at about 4:30 a.m., someone broke a window at The Flame Smoke Shop on Oak Street, entered the premises and stole an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes.

West Islip: On April 30, sometime prior to 12:45 a.m., someone entered a Parkwood Road home and stole assorted credit cards and several unspecified items.


West Babylon: Someone entered a Kittle East Neck Road CVS April 28 at about 9:30 p.m. and swiped cold and allergy medications before fleeing.

•A Chrysler 300 parked on Cindy Drive was stole April 29, sometime before noon.

Lindenhurst: On April 24, sometime prior to 11 a.m., someone stole an undisclosed amount of money from a Bangor Street office building. Police did not specify the name of the business.

•A cell phone was stolen April 30 from an unspecified make car parked on North Kings Avenue. The theft occurred sometime before 10:30 a.m.

•Police were called May 1 after someone attempted to perpetrate a phone scam on a North Kings Avenue resident. The incident took place at about 9:30 a.m. Police did not disclose the exact nature of the scam.

East Farmingdale: Sometime before 4 p.m., May 2, someone broke into a car on Wellwood Avenue and removed a purse. The year and make of the car were not provided.


Copiague: License plates were stolen off a 2003 Ford parked on Irving Road. The theft occurred January 27, but was not reported until April 29.


North Babylon: On April 30, sometime before 9:15 p.m., someone broke a window on a 2016 Chevy parked on Faulkner Avenue and removed credit cards from inside the car,


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: William Aidoo, 47, of 1143 Udall Rd., Bay Shore;

Grand Larceny: Abel Hernandez, 21, of 120 West Walnut St., Farmingdale (two counts and two counts of Possession of a Forged Instrument); Denard McCall, 28, of 56 Lakewood St., Wyandanch;

Petit Larceny: Mauel Gutierrez-Contreras, 30, of 23 Sands Point Rd., Port Washington; Erin Jappell, 32, of Amityville (two counts).

The charges against those arrested are allegations, and the cases are still pending in the courts. Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been dismissed or that they have been found innocent and we will include that information in this space in a timely manner.

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