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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.


A Copiague man died after he fell from a roof at a construction site in Yaphank Wed., Jan. 20. Suffolk Police gave this account:

Edgar Moroy-Morales, 34, of Copiague, was working as a roofer at The Boulevard condo complex being built on William Floyd Parkway in Yaphank, when he fell approximately 40 feet off a roof at approximately 10 a.m. Moroy-Morales was transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue where he died from his injuries. The investigation is continuing. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) were notified.


Copiague: Police reported that on Jan. 17 the tires of a 2011 Ford parked on Great Neck Road were slashed. The incident occurred sometime before 7:50 a.m.

•Someone broke a window sometime before 2 p.m. on Jan. 14 of a Cedar Court home. Police were called Jan. 17.


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Jose Guerrero, 32, of 129 Venetian Blvd., Lindenhurst; Sean Benjamin, 29, of 131 Hamson Pl., Ronkonkoma;

Robbery: Michael McGrath, 23, of 7 Jean Dr., North Babylon; Wayne Grant, 45, of Carleton Ave., Islip Terrace; Erica S. Curtiss, 25, of Carman Gate, Massapequa; Matthew A. Dunscomb, 26, of S. 14 St., Lindenhurst; Denny D. Sime, 31, of Dixon Ave., Amityville; Draper W. Morant, 37, of Benjamin St., Bay Shore; Julio Flores, 45, of Jefferson Ave., Amityville; Ronald W. Jagdeo, 59, of Country Squire Ct., Dix Hills; Harrigson G. Garcia, 46, of Great Neck Rd., Copiague; Yusuf N. Fields, 37, of Harrison Ave., Amityville and Derek Gansham, 33, of 48th Ave., Oakland Gardens;

Petit Larceny: Christian Repetto, 28, of 63 Wyandanch Ave., Village of Babylon and Richard Rollman, 49, of West Belle, Lindenhurst;

Forcible touching: Christopher McCarthy, 63, Richmond Ave., Amityville;

Obstruction of breathing: Peter Pellegrino, 49, of Belmont Ct., Amityville; Inetta Hinton, 48, Clocks Blvd., Massapequa; Daniel M. Still, 29, of S. 10 St., Brooklyn;

Aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle: Geralyn M. Cappellino, 27, of Wall St., Farmingdale; Jemar D. Williams, 35, Broadway, Amityville and William D. Chianese, 25, Union Ave., Islip (refused chemical test);

Petit Larceny: Christian Repetto, 28, of 63 Wyandanch Ave, Village of Babylon.

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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