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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.


North Amityville: On March 31, sometime before midnight, someone stole tools and a ladder from a pickup truck on Tyrconnell Street. •A metal grate was taken from a Sunrise Highway storage yard April 2. Police were called at 5 a.m.

Copiague: A man possibly hired by the occupants of a Maple Court home is believed to have taken an undisclosed amount of jewelry from the house. The incident may have taken place as early as this past January, but was just recently discovered and reported.


North Amityville: A utility pole on West Prospect Street was spray painted the night of March 29. Although not directed at any person or group of people, police listed the incident as a hate crime.


Assault w/Intent to Cause Injury: Steven K. Harris Jr., 12 Jamaica Ave., Wyandanch; Dorian Jeffers, 143 North 21st St., Wyandanch; Anum Manwaring, 16 Jamaica Ave., Wyandanch; Nathaniel Williams, 1520 Little East Neck Rd., Wyandanch; Essense (Sic) Moore, 34 Ford Drive West, Massapequa;

Menacing w/Weapon: Anita Rickenbacker, 236 Washington Ave., Amityville; Robert Knight, 33 Lakewood St., Wyandanch; Encarnacion Reyes, 85 Dordan (Sic) Ave., West Babylon; Billy Barnes, 330 40th St., Copiague; Daquan Holland, 115 44th St., Copiague;

Petit Larceny: Melvin Jones, 18 Church St., Kings Park; Vermilyea Moore, 27 Brook Ave., Wyandanch; William Thompson, 159 Peconic Ave., West Babylon; Brian Ferner, 4 Campden Lane, Commack;

Grand Larceny: Leah Samper, 265 Maple Ct., Copiague; Cornelius Wheeler, 449 Albany Ave., North Amityville; John Kaugher, 34 Oregon Ave., Medford;

Criminal Mischief: Latayshia Berry, 86 Vanderbilt Ave., Wheatley Heights; Marlon Coates, 180 Jefferson Ave., North 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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