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The following incidents have been reported by the Amityville Police Department and Suffolk County Police Departments and other fire and law enforcement agencies.


Narcotics/Vice Bureau detectives reported the arrest of an Amityville man for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance that occurred on Sat., March 14, 2015 at 9:50 p.m. in Massapequa.

According to detectives, an investigation was conducted by Nassau County Narcotics detectives as a part of the Long Island Heroin Initiative in Massapequa. The defendant Darryl Troutman, 29, of 51 Ireland Place, met with undercover detectives and agreed to sell an undetermined amount of heroin for an undisclosed amount of money. He was placed under arrest without incident. Troutman is charged with four counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, three counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree and one count of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree (Attempt). He was arraigned on Sun., March 15, 2015 at First District Court in Hempstead.


Amityville: An undisclosed amount of jewelry was stolen from a Norman Avenue home March 6 sometime prior to 10 a.m.


North Amityville: Someone opened a door on an unlocked 2008 Jeep parked on Edmunds Place and stole a wallet. The theft occurred sometime before 11:30 p.m., March 7.

Copiague: A 1979 Oldsmobile parked on Charleston Drive was stolen sometime before noon on Feb. 20. Police received a report of the theft on March 10.


Copiague: The side view mirror of a 2005 Dodge was damaged March 10 shortly before 2:30 p.m. The car was on Marconi Boulevard at the time of the incident


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: John Pillaccio, 32, of 398 31st St, Lindenhurst; Brittany Fields, 24, of 75 Cumberbach St, Wyandanch; Travis Klipera, 29, of 391 Violet St, Massapequa; Shane McCrady, 27, of 331 Montgomery Ave, West Babylon; Amanda Petrone, 46, of 25 Veronica La, North Babylon;

Robbery: Calvin Grace Jr., 36, of 38 Nevada Rd, North Babylon;

Grand Larceny: Dennis Schnabel, 43, of Bethpage and Jamie Lambros, 38, of 223 1st St, Deer Park;

Criminal Mischief: Justin Giardella, 24, of 10 Edith Ct, West Babylon;

Petit Larceny: Sean Crews, 1050 Merrick Rd, Copiague; John Charles Jordan, 44, of 112 Edgewood Rd, West Islip.

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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