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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: 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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