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


Robert Moses State Park: A police sketch artist had drawn the image of a man that the New York State Park Police wanted in connection with an incident of attempted forcible sexual assault and forcible touching.

The incident occurred at 11:45 p.m. Sun., July 23 at the park. The victim reported that the assailant was a white male, between 40 and 45 years of age and approximately 6-feet tall. He weighed approximately 210 pounds, and had short, salt and pepper colored hair. He was wearing a white T-shirt and jean shorts.

Park Police are asking that anyone who was in the area of Robert Moses park that night or anyone with any information about the case to call them at 631- 321-3700. All calls will be kept confidential.


Babylon: On July 30, at about 9 p.m., a man riding his bike on Park Avenue was hit in the back of the head by an unknown assailant, who then stole the victim’s bike.

West Babylon: An unidentified man armed with a handgun entered the convenience store at a Little East Neck Road August 3, at about 8:45 p.m., demanded money, which the clerk refused to hand over. The armed man fled empty handed.


Farmingdale: Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole items from a Farmingdale store on two occasions. Police said a man stole copper wire from Lowe’s, located at 90 Price Parkway, on June 28 and again on July 31. The stolen merchandise has a combined value of more than $3,000. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.


Deer Park: An unspecified amount of cash and jewelry were taken Aug. 2 from an Orange Street home. The theft took place sometime prior to 10:30 a.m.

Wyandanch: Someone broke into a vacant house on Mount Avenue and stole an undisclosed amount of copper piping. The theft took place sometime before 2:30 p.m., Aug. 1.


Wheatley Heights: A Manchester Boulevard resident was made a victim of an unknown person claiming to own an apartment for rent. The person did not have authorization to rent out the apartment and absconded with an undisclosed amount of money the victim put down as a deposit on the apartment.

Lindenhurst: Police reported that on July 7 a cell phone was taken from a South Wellwood Avenue store. The theft was reported Aug. 2.

Wyandanch: Police were called Aug. 3 after a South 34th Street resident was targeted by a telephone scam asking for money to assist an alleged relative. The resident hung up and called police.

Copiague: Police reported that an air conditioning unit was stolen on or about July 1 from a vacant house on Seaway Drive.

•A resident reported to police that on Aug. 3 someone swiped one of his credit cards. No further information was provided.

Deer Park: Police reported that someone cashed a check at a Long Island Avenue business. The check, however, was fraudulently cashed by a person not authorized to do so. The incident took place on July 25 at about noon.


Deer Park: A man sitting in a vehicle on the corner of Emerson Street and Deer Park Boulevard in Deer Park was shot twice at 2:12 this morning. The male shooter fled the scene. Suffolk County Police First Squad said the victim was a 35-year-old Deer Park man who was transported by a Deer Park Fire Department ambulance to a local hospital where he was treated for serious injuries. The shooter fled the scene.

The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the shooting to contact the First Squad at 631-854-8152 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.


Wyandanch: Someone broke a window of a 2002 Mercury parked on Jamaica Avenue the night of July 31. Police were called at 9:30 p.m.

Deer Park: Someone vandalized a fence outside a Prospect Place home. The incident occurred sometime before 2 a.m. on Aug. 2.


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Jose Adames, 22, of 53 Liberty Ave., North Babylon; Jeffrey Pellegrino, of 215 Carll’s Path, Deer Park;

Robbery: Evan Stelcer, 417 Walker St., West Babylon;

Grand Larceny: Kenisha Jackson, 20, no address provided, Lindenhurst;

Petit Larceny: Douglas Collins, 52, of 271 Jefferson Ave., Amityville; James Klimaszewski, 55, of 246 Sheffield Ave., West Babylon; Scott Derrer, 60, of 746 14th St., West Babylon.

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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