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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 First Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred at a North Amityville gas station Sun., Oct. 4. Police gave this account: At approximately 11:10 a.m., man approached an attendant outside Mega Gas Station at 624 Broadway, displayed a knife and stole money from the employee’s pocket. The man fled in a silver, four-door Scion XB. The man was described as black, between 30 and 40 years old, approximately 6 feet tall and heavyset. He was wearing all black clothing with multi-colored sneakers. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

Copiague: Police reported that on Sept. 20, at about 1:40 a.m., three men accosted another man on Great Neck Road and stole his bike. The men: Walter Rosales, 22, of 321 Broadway, Amityville; Allan Hernandez, 25, of Archer Avenue, Copiague, and a youth were later arrested and charged with robbery.


North Amityville: An undisclosed amount of copper pipes was taken Sept. 16 from a Jefferson Avenue home.


Copiague: A dirt bike was stolen from the backyard of a Bergen Court home Sept. 22, sometime prior to 8 p.m.


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Jamaal Woolridge, 26, of 44 The Boulevard, North Amityville; Nelson De Jesus Arce, 36, 171 Niss Ave., West Babylon; Stephanie Atkins, 31, of 119 Primrose Ave., Massapequa and Kristopher Peterson, 23, of 154 Terry Ave., West Sayville;

Petit Larceny: Luther Glover Jr., 81, Front Ave, Brentwood and Chris DeFeo, 35, of 27 Chapel St., North Babylon. Amiityville Police Statistics

There were 7,162 calls for service to the Amityville Police Department through July of this year, compared to 5,511 in 2014.

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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