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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: At approximately 8 p.m., April 7, Babylon Central Alarm sounded an alarm for a possible hazardous material exposure at South Oaks Jennings Hall. Copiague Fire Department responded, as did the Amityville Village Fire Marshall and its police and fire departments. Three people were transferred to Good Samartian Hospital by Amityville Fire Department rescue. S.C. Fire Marshall responded and determined that a haz mat team was not necessary. An unknown substance, suspected of getting the individuals ill, was sealed in a plastic bag and take as found property. The investigation is continuing.


Copiague: Police reported that on April 1, at about 7 p.m., two men stole a quad from an Albany Avenue home.

•At approximately 7:15 p.m. on April 1, someone swiped a bicycle from a victim on Somerset Drive. Police are investigating.


Copiague: On April 6, shortly before 3:20 a.m., someone broke into a garage at a Mazzini Avenue home and stole a motorcycle before fleeing.


Copiague: Someone broke a window of a 2018 Hyundai parked on Florida Avenue sometime prior to 1 a.m., April 1.

•The rear window at a 32nd Street home was broken by someone April 4 sometime before 9 a.m.


Amityville: A mother called police April 6, at approximately 11 a.m. to report that she had accidentally locked her keys in her car and that her child was inside the vehicle. Police responded and unlocked the car; the child was safe.


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Taylor Lynne, 36 of Selden;

Strangulation (second degree): Chritian Nunez, 30, of 11 Bryan Ave., Amityville;

Grand Larceny: Kevin Guilfoyle, 54, of 60 Oakland Dr., Huntington Station;

Petit Larceny: Sara Rumph, 34, of 50 Lombardy Dr., Shirley; Monica Newcombe, 22, of 11 Angelica St., Lindenhurst: Heather Lauro, 42, of 153 Lincoln Ave., Lindenhurst; Brianna Theroux, 24, of 1097 Brookdale Ave., Bay Shore; Bruce Dixon, 31, of 56 Ralph Ave., Brentwood; Jenet Mersimi, 21, of 178 South Strongs Ave., Lindenhurst.

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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