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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.
Copiague: Three men accosted another man Aug. 7 on Montauk Highway, assaulted the victim and stole his money and a cell phone. The incident took place at about 1:40 a.m.
Amityville: Someone broke into a Broadway dentist office Aug. 4 and stole two computers before fleeing. The theft was reported at 5:15 p.m.
Copiague: A number of undisclosed items was taken from a Sunrise Highway Home Depot Aug. 6. Police later arrested 50-year-old homeless man Christopher Keller for the thefts (see Arrests).
Copiague: One tire each on two Jeeps parked on East Hampton Road were cut sometime around midnight on Aug. 2.
Police reported that on Aug. 2 the tires of two Chevys on Venetian Promenade were slashed shortly before 1 a.m.
North Amityville: A window of a 1995 Chevy parked on Birch Road was smashed sometime before 3 p.m., Aug. 3.
DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Allan Hernandez, 23, of 105 29th St., Copiague; Marion Johnson, 63, of 100 Grenada Ave., Roosevelt; Eric Molina, 45, of 159 Amsterdam Ave., West Babylon; Robert Mantegazza, 30, of 169 43rd St., Lindenhurst; Keith Morse, 26, of 12 Lawrence Ave., Bay Shore;
Grand Larceny: Christopher Keller, 50, Homeless; Kevin Kiiroja, 29, of 48 Lincoln Ave., Wyandanch; Christopher Giardello, 25, of 229 3rd St., Greenport; Nicholas Way, 23, of 187 Cumberbach St., Wyandanch (also charged with seven counts of possession of a forged instrument); Eduardo Morales, 41, of 5 Summerville St., Brentwood; Desean Player, 24, of 102 North 22nd St., Wyandanch;
Burglary: Neil Henry, 24, of 70 South 25th St., Wyandanch;
Petit Larceny: Steven Loretta, 41, of 24 Colonial Rd., North Lindenhurst; Diane Riggins, 49, of 26 Plaza La., Selden; Robin Lombardo, 52, of 139 7th St., Lindenhurst; Wilmer Herrera, 35, of 133 Broadway, Massapequa; Rashaun Alston, 23, of 36 Madison Ave., North Amityville; Bianca Garcia, 23, of 176 Columbo Ave., Copiague; Mohammed Mousa, 26, of 85-44 66th Ave., Rego Park, Queens.
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.