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


Great South Bay: Suffolk County Police arrested a man for boating while intoxicated after rescuing five people in Great South Bay after their 24-foot speedboat Sun., Sept. 2. Police gave this account:

Marine Bureau officers responded to a 911 call at 10:58 p.m. reporting a 1995 Superboat was taking on water two miles south of Heckscher State Park with five people aboard as it was heading to Bay Shore from Ocean Bay Park. The boat overturned. All five were in the water, holding onto the overturned vessel when rescue arrived. Only two were wearing life jackets.

Several boats were dispatched to locate the overturned vessel. Marine Kilo was first on the scene, and three people were taken aboard. Islip Marine Patrol arrived on the scene and took the remaining two people aboard. All five were brought back to Timber Point and offered medical assistance, which they declined.

The operator of the boat Frank M. Ciccolella, 35, of 584 Maitland Street, East Meadow was arrested and charged with BWI. He was held overnight at the Third Precinct and was arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip the following day..


Suffolk County Police yesterday arrested a Deer Park man for sex trafficking. Police said the arrest followed a three-month investigation by the Human Trafficking Unit. Detectives determined that Abiodum Adeleke forced and kept women in prostitution by violence, threat of violence, damage to personal property, and providing narcotics drugs in and around Suffolk County. He utilized local motels and hotels. He is a confirmed member of the Bloods street gang.

Adeleke, 32, of 85 Tiber Ave., Deer Park, was arrested at the Holiday Inn, located at 215 Sunnyside Blvd. in Plainview and charged with four counts of Sex Trafficking, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, and three active warrants for three counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree. Adeleke is being held overnight at the Fifth Precinct and is scheduled for arraignment this morning at First District Court in Central Islip.

The investigation is continuing. The Human Trafficking Investigations Unit is requesting any additional victims or witnesses who wish to cooperate to contact them at 1-800-220-TIPS.


Deer Park: A man walking on West Long Island Avenue at about 11:15 p.m. on August 30 was attacked by another man, who knocked the victim down and kicked him. The thief then stole the victim’s cell phone before running off.


West Babylon: Police stated that on August 31, sometime before 12:45 p.m., someone got into a 6th Street home and stole various pieces of jewelry.


West Islip: On August 27, sometime prior to 5:45 p.m., someone got into an unlocked 2016 Ford and stole a wallet containing an undisclosed amount of money, a driver’s license and credit cards.

Babylon Village: Police reported that on August 25 someone stole a 2007 Acura parked on Peninsula Drive. The theft was discovered at 1 a.m.

•A 2016 Jeep parked at the Deer Park Long Island Railroad lot on Deer Park Avenue was stolen at about 1:20 a.m. on August 31.

Copiague: Welding equipment was taken August 24 from a work site at the intersection of West Riviera Drive and West Lido Promenade. The theft occurred sometime before 5 p.m.

Lindenhurst: An unspecified amount of jewelry was stolen on or about July 24 for a home on Grand Avenue. Police were notified of the theft on August 8.

Deer Park: Police were called at 12:30 p.m., August 30 after someone broke a window on a 2016 GMC and took an unspecified amount of cash from inside the vehicle. The GMC was parked on Commack Road at the time of the theft.


West Babylon: Several items were taken August 23 from a car at the Deer Park Long Island Railroad station lot. The theft occurred sometime before 7 a.m.

•A package was taken from outside a Route 109 home August 23 sometime prior to 1:30 p.m.

Lindenhurst: On August 29, at about 11 a.m., someone swiped several undisclosed items from a store on Reade Avenue.


Babylon Village: Someone damaged a fence outside a Cadman Avenue home August 26 sometime before 4:45 p.m.

North Babylon: Sometime prior to 10 a.m. August 24, someone damaged the tires of a Mazda parked on Lombard Street. The year of the car was not divulged.

East Farmingdale: A mirror on an unspecified make and model car at an Airport Plaza sporting goods store was broken by someone August 29 at about 4:25 p.m. The person responsible fled the scene.


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Stephen Heffernan, 53, of 160 Jervis Ave., Copiague; Joseph Pearl, 36, of 32 East 7th St, Deer Park; Nicholas Pennington, 36, of S. Coolidge Ave., Amity Harbor; Katrina L. Podolsky, 36, of E. Clearwater Rd., Lindenhurst; Matthew A. Maughan, 27, of Abbey St., Massapequa Park; Josue S. Ulloa Franco, 22, of Stone Pl., Huntington; Christopher M. Pepitone, 34, of Meadow La., Amityville; Rene Rivera, 28, of Wilson Ave., Copiague; Paul Marchionne Jr., 33, of Coolidge Ave., Amity Harbor;

Petit Larceny: James Ferretti, 47, of Lake Grove (two Counts); Anthony Correale, 28, of 88 Jenkins St., North Merrick; Steven Rocco, 36, of 9th St., Huntington; Quentin Bussie, 46, of Richardson Pl., Hempstead; Emilia Rivera, 48 of Dry Gultch Path, Amityville; Angelo Toney, 45, of Croyden Rd., Amityville; Tynetta D. King, 48, of Hale St., Brentwood;

Endangering the welfare of a child and harassment: Jose Feliciano Pneda Arevalo 36, of Burch Ave., Amityville.

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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