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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.


Amityville: Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the person who burglarized an Amityville business in December.

Police said a man broke the front glass door of Brooklyn Fish and Chip, located at 524 Broadway, entered and stole cash from the business on Dec. 22 at approximately 4:30 a.m.

Photo is taken from a surveillance camera operating at the location at the time of the incident.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers 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.


North Amityville: On Feb.3, sometime before 7:30 a.m., someone broke into a car parked on Croydon Road and stole a radio from the vehicle,


North Amityville: Police reported that a door was damaged at a Sunrise Suite 1 deli on Feb. 3.


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Francis Pritchard, 300 Venetian Blvd., Lindenhurst;

Grand Larceny: Shea Rainey, 32, of 234 East Seamen Ave., Freeport (two counts); Shantel DeSilva, 21, of 8 Melody Ave., North Amityville; Rosanna Pilaccio, 31, of 123 Riviera Pkwy, Lindenhurst;

Robbery: Christopher Cicillini, 26, of 28 Sumner La., Amityville;

Petit Larceny: Deore Smith, 48, of 85 Offaly St., North Amityville; Jeanne Morris, 51, Walnut Rd., North Amityville; Jessica Calderon, 33, of 83 Roosevelt Ave., Elmhurst; Deifalia Arevalo, 49, of 83 Roosevelt Ave., Elmhurst.

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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