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POLICE BLOTTER

The following incidents have been reported by the Amityville Police Department and Suffolk County Police Departments and other fire and law enforcement agencies.

SPEEDING

Amityville: Amityville Police have been out monitoring speeding along Village roads and issuing warnings and summonses. On June 22, they were on South Bayview Avenue and issued about a dozen summonses.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

Amityville: Someone flattened four tires on a vehicle parked in front of 108 Broadway, June 22. The incident was reported at 5:30 a.m.

PETIT LARCENY

Amityville: A vehicle parked in a parking lot next to Peter’s Diner on Broadway was rummaged through by an unknown person. A laptop computer was stolen. It was valued at $500. The incident was reported at 2 p.m. June 22.

•A worker at the Sunoco Mart at 293 Broadway, called police at 9:30 a.m., June 20 to report that he left a Galaxy cell phone on the counter of the mart. Several minutes later he observed someone remove the phone and take off in a Green Honda. Police are investigating. The phone was valued at $300.

•A bike, valued at $50 was stolen from the Long island Railroad bike rack June 18. The was locked up their at 8:15 a.m. and was gone when the owner arrived back in Amityville at 8:10 p.m.

HOUSE PARTY HIJACKED

Amityville: Suffolk Police notified Amityville Police June 18 that they had a flyer that was being circulating about a big party at a home n County Line Road. Amityville Police responded to the home and spoke to the owner, who told police he did not print the flyer and would cancel the party.

GUN CALL

Amityville: Someone called Amityville Police to report that he was a subject armed with a 9MM handgun at Peterkin Park June 20 at approximately 12:30 p.m. Further investigation revealed that a subject was at the Home Depot Shopping Center attempting to sell a hand gun for $400. The information was reported to Suffolk County Police.

ROBBERY

North Amityville: A man walking on Croydon Road the night of June 17 was accosted by two men who, one of whom pulled a gun. The other man then choked the victim before stealing the victim’s backpack and fleeing. Police were called at 11:15 p.m.

Copiague: Police were called June 16 at about 6 a.m. after receiving a report that a man, sitting in his car on 42nd Street, was accosted by another man who was armed with a knife and threatened the victim. The thief the stole the man’s wallet and ran off.

BURGLARY

Copiague: An undisclosed amount of cash and assorted jewelry were stolen May 23 from a home on West Kissimmee Road. Police were notified of the theft on June 17.

GRAND LARCENY

Amityville: On June 13, sometime prior to 5 p.m., someone removed an unspecified amount of jewelry from a Grand Central Avenue home. The theft was reported a few days later on June 17.

ARRESTS

DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Katherine Pomposello, 25, of 92 Arcade Dr., Shirley;

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