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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 Police Vehicular Crime Unit detectives are investigating a crash that killed a bicyclist in North Amityville Sunday night. Police gave this account: Patrick Green, 61, of Amityville, was struck by a 1999 Lexus 300 that was travelling northbound on Route 110 in North Amityville Sunday night at approximately 9 p.m. The victim was transported by North Amityville Fire Department to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the vehicle, Scott Walley, 50, of Amityville, remained at the scene and was uninjured. This investigation is continuing and detectives are looking for additional vehicles that may have also been involved in a secondary crash involving the bicyclist. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Vehicular Crime Unit at 631-852-6555 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. ROBBERY

North Amityville: An iPhone was taken forcibly from a man on Sunrise Highway by two thieves. The incident took place Oct. 7 at about 7:55 a.m. Police did not report whether either of the two men was armed.

Amityville: Police reported that an unknown person approached a man on Locust Drive during the early morning hours of Oct. 8 and stole the victim’s cell phone and wallet. The victim called police at 4:40 a.m. BURGLARY

Copiague: Someone broke into a Baylawn Avenue home Oct. 7, sometime before 10 a.m. and stole a laptop computer . ARRESTS

DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Israel Ramos, 29, of 1207 August Rd., North Babylon; Thomas Felice, 31, of 24 Lyndale Ct., Shirley; Kelvin Pavon, 65 Oak St., Amityville; Marc Cocchiola, 25, of 140 Lexington Ave., West Babylon;

Grand Larceny: Josue Bonilla, 17, of 246 Nicols Rd., Wyandanch; Denis Cruz, 17, of 114 South 26th St., Wyandanch; Marian Williams, 58, of Amityville;

Robbery: Cecil McHugh, 21, of 58 Poplar Rd., North Amityville; Daquan Holland, 20, of 115 44th St., Copiague; Derrick Tolliver, 37, of 176 Selraril St., Copiague; Ali Amado-Fernandez, 17, of 325 Columbo Ave., Copiague;

Burglary: Anthony Myles, 50, of 33 East 4th St., Huntington Station (nine counts);

Petit Larceny: Anna Burke, 31, of 29 Crystal (Brook) Hollow Rd., Mount Sinai; Michael Martucci, 24, of 224 Lakeland Ave., Sayville; Andrew Galloway, 46, of 777 County Line Rd., Amityville; William Ramos, 59, of 998 Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood.

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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