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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: A woman walking on Carrol Street Nov. 16. at about 2:45 a.m., had her purse stolen by an unknown male who fled the scene. Police did not specify what was in the woman’s pocketbook when it was stolen.


Copiague: The owner of a 2017 Mercedes parked on Oak Street called police Nov. 15 reporting that on Nov 14, sometime prior to 6 p.m., someone stole the tires and rims off the vehicle.


Amityville: Someone stole a Nike bag from a customer at Poppy Bagels, 112 Broadway, Nov. 19 at approximately 1 p.m. Police provided with information from a surveillance camera, are investigating.


Amityville: Amityville Police assisted Nassau County police in locating a .12 gauge shotgun used in a domestic harassment incident that occurred in Nassau that day. Provided with information from witnesses, Amityville police found the weapon hidden behind a couch that was on the porch of a home on Etna Court. That too place at approximately 7:30 p.m.


North Amityville: Police responded to a domestic incident at a 42nd Street home Nov. 18. No further details were provided.


Amityville: The owners of a commercial parking lot at 111 Merrick Road, had several vehicles towed for parking illegally there. The property manager arranged for the towing and the tow truck operators had to check in with Amityville Police as required by law. That took place Nov. 19.


Amityville: A small fire broke out in the oven of a home on Lebrun Avenue at 2:24 p.m., Nov. 19. Amityville Fire Department volunteers responded and cleared the home of smoke. No injuries were reported.


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Jacqueline Baker, 29, of 104 Broadway, West Babylon; Jose Gutierrez-Munoz, 24, of 140 Lake Dr., Wyandanch; Richard Dunham, 51, of 44 Centre Ave., East Rockaway; Sergio D. Moscoso, 35, of West Smith St., Amityville; MD Aracenaespinal, 21, of Leroy Pl., Copiague (ability impaired by drugs);

Grand Larceny: Michael Desvignes, 51, of 167 5th Ave., Bay Shore; Waymon Tatum, 35, of 618 Grand Blvd., Deer Park; Patrick Reece, 51, of 103 Martin Ave., Hempstead; Raymond Berry, 36, of Mastic;

Petit Larceny: Roberto Gomez, 7 Ruth La., Ridge; Raymond Larrouy, 42, of Lafayette St., Copiague.

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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