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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: What appeared at first to be an attempted robbery has since been classified as reckless endangerment. Police gave this account: A man pulled an unspecified weapon on another man in that incident, which took place on Avon Dr., July 6, at about 3:30 p.m.


Copiague: Police reported that on July 30 shortly prior to 8 p.m., someone entered an apartment on Wartburg Avenue and rummaged through the premises. It is not known at this time whether anything was taken.

North Amityville: A laptop computer was taken from a Broadway home. The theft took place sometime before 3:50 p.m. on July 4.


Amityville: APOs worked with Suffolk County police in the apprehension of a subject who evaded them. APOs joined Suffolk in a brief vehicle pursuit before placing James Lozier of 37 Williams St., Copiague under arrest. He was charged with criminal contempt and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Robert Russo, 45, of 53 Pace Dr., North Babylon; Lucinda Collins, 41, of Brooklyn Ave., Wyandanch;

Rape: Robert Pineda, 26, of North Amityville, whose full address was not released by police;

Petit Larceny: Edward Callegari, 53, of 9 Snapper Ct., Lindenhurst (two counts); Donni Musmacher, 35, of 3rd Ave., 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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