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Know Him? Man Wanted In Lake Grove For Attempting To Use Stolen Credit Cards, Cops Say Know Him? Man Wanted In Lake Grove For Attempting To Use Stolen Credit Cards, Cops Say
Know Him? Man Wanted In Lake Grove For Attempting To Use Stolen Credit Cards, Cops Say Police on Long Island are asking the public for help identifying a man who allegedly attempted to use stolen credit cards. The incident occurred in Lake Grove on Sunday, March 17, after a wallet was stolen in Bohemia. According to Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police, a wallet was reported stolen from Panera Bread, located at 5191 Sunrise Highway in Bohemia.  Police said that a short time later, a man attempted to use the credit cards at the Apple Store in the Smith Haven Mall. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an…
Police On Long Island Searching For SUV Involved In Hit-Run That Injured Cop Police On Long Island Searching For SUV Involved In Hit-Run That Injured Cop
Police On Long Island Searching For SUV Involved In Hit-Run That Injured Cop Police on Long Island are searching for an SUV that allegedly struck a police cruiser, injuring the officer, and fled the scene. The crash occurred in Deer Park on Commack Road at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 1. According to Suffolk County Police, a First Precinct officer was driving a marked police vehicle with lights and sirens northbound on Commack Road while attempting a traffic stop. An SUV traveling southbound on Commack Road crashed into the front driver-side door of the police vehicle near Tell Avenue, police said. The vehicle, which fled southbound without stopping, is …
Trio Repeatedly Punches Employee At Commack Walmart, Police Say Trio Repeatedly Punches Employee At Commack Walmart, Police Say
Trio Repeatedly Punches Employee At Commack Walmart, Police Say Police are hoping that surveillance photos will help them track down three people accused of assaulting an employee at a Long Island Walmart. The incident happened at around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at the Commack Walmart store on Crooked Hill Road. Suffolk County Police said the employee confronted two men and a woman about their handling of merchandise. During the encounter, the trio attacked the worker, punching him multiple times. The employee was taken to South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore and treated for minor injuries. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cas…
Know Her? Woman Wanted In Theft From Medford Store Know Her? Woman Wanted In Theft From Medford Store
Know Her? Woman Wanted In Theft From Medford Store Police on Long Island are asking the public for help identifying a woman wanted for an alleged $500 theft from a Target store. The incident occurred in Medford on Monday, March 11 at the Target store at 2975 Horseblock Road around 8:50 p.m. The woman stole cosmetics from Target, at 2975 Horseblock Road, on March 11 at 8:59 p.m. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, or online at www.P3Tips.com.  Al…
19-Year-Old Killed, Teenage Girl Injured During Shooting At Party In Bay Shore 19-Year-Old Killed, Teenage Girl Injured During Shooting At Party In Bay Shore
19-Year-Old Killed, Teenage Girl Injured During Shooting At Party In Bay Shore Two teenagers were shot, one of whom was killed, during a shooting at a party on Long Island overnight. The incident happened around 9 p.m. Friday, March 22 in Bay Shore. Suffolk County Police officers responded to a 911 call stating that a teenage man was shot at 1320 Ackerson Blvd.  When they arrived, they found Sean Mills, age 19, and a 17-year-old girl shot during an outside party with approximately 50 people in attendance. Mills, of Bay Shore, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.  The girl was rushed to a local hospital wher…
Canines 'Thelma & Louise' Abandoned At Sunken Meadow State Park; $5K Reward Offered For Info Canines 'Thelma & Louise' Abandoned At Sunken Meadow State Park; $5K Reward Offered For Info
Canines 'Thelma & Louise' Abandoned At Sunken Meadow State Park; $5K Reward Offered For Info Authorities are hoping that a cash reward will lead to an arrest after two small dogs were abandoned at a Long Island park. The mixed breed dogs, since named Thelma and Louise, were discovered at Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park on Tuesday, March 5, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Someone driving a tan or gold SUV was seen pushing the animals out of their car, releasing them into the park, and then fleeing. Passerby later found the dogs, ages 2 and 4, and brought them to the Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter, where staff said they were covered ticks. T…
Know This Jeep? Police Asking For Help Identifying Driver In Hauppauge Crash Know This Jeep? Police Asking For Help Identifying Driver In Hauppauge Crash
Know This Jeep? Police Asking For Help Identifying Driver In Hauppauge Crash Police on Long Island are asking the public for help identifying a motorist who allegedly struck a vehicle and left the scene. The incident took place in Hauppauge on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, at the Starbucks on Route 111. According to Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police, the driver struck a parked vehicle in front of Starbucks, with his red Jeep and fled the scene. There was no one inside the parked vehicle. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this incident can contac…
Hair Don't: Customer Skips Out On $168 Bill At Commack Salon, Police Say Hair Don't: Customer Skips Out On $168 Bill At Commack Salon, Police Say
Hair Don't: Customer Skips Out On $168 Bill At Commack Salon, Police Say Police on Long Island are asking for help in identifying a woman accused of skipping out on her salon bill. The alleged incident happened Friday, Feb. 9 in Commack, at the Bocu Salon on Jericho Turnpike. Suffolk County Police said the woman received hair and nail services from the business valued at $168 and left without paying. The agency released several photos showing the alleged culprit.  Anyone with information leading to a conviction may be eligible for a cash reward being offered by Suffolk County Crime Stoppers. Tips can be submitted on the organization’s website or by call…
Know Him? Man Wanted For Stealing $5K In Pokemon Cards From Deer Park Store, Police Say Know Him? Man Wanted For Stealing $5K In Pokemon Cards From Deer Park Store, Police Say
Know Him? Man Wanted For Stealing $5K In Pokemon Cards From Deer Park Store, Police Say Police on Long Island are asking the public for help identifying a man who allegedly stole more than $5,000 in Pokemon cards from a store. The incident occurred in Deer Park at the Rip N Ship Gaming located at 729 Acorn St. around 12:10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 10. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this incident can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, or online at www.P3Tips.com.  All calls, text messages, and emails will be kept…
Know Him? Man Wanted For Using Counterfeit Cash At Medford Lowe's Know Him? Man Wanted For Using Counterfeit Cash At Medford Lowe's
Know Him? Man Wanted For Using Counterfeit Cash At Medford Lowe's Police on Long Island are asking the public for help identifying a man who allegedly used counterfeit money to purchase plumbing supplies from Lowe's.  The incident took place in Medford in January at the Lowe's located at 2796 Route 112. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are According to Suffolk County Police, the man used $150 in counterfeit $10 bills to make the purchase. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Cr…
Know Him? Man Wanted For Setting Fire To Farmingville Business, Police Say Know Him? Man Wanted For Setting Fire To Farmingville Business, Police Say
Know Him? Man Wanted For Setting Fire To Farmingville Business, Police Say Police are asking the public for help identifying a man who allegedly set fire to a Long Island restaurant. The incident occurred in Farmingville around 4:50 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 26 at Chubs Burgers, Burritos and Heroes, at 625 Horseblock Road. According to Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Arson Section detectives, the man set fire to the restaurant and then left the scene in a dark-colored Ram pickup truck. Another view of the truck.  Suffolk County Police Department Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arr…
Police Seek Help Finding Killer Of Central Islip Man Police Seek Help Finding Killer Of Central Islip Man
Police Seek Help Finding Killer Of Central Islip Man Police on Long Island are seeking the public's help to identify and locate the person responsible for the death of a local man. The death of Marco Tulio Pineda, age 51, of Central Islip, occurred around 12:50 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 1 at a residence on 2nd Avenue, said the Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives. Police responded to the home and found Pineda dead in the backyard of the home, police said. After an autopsy was performed, it was determined Pineda was a victim of a homicide. The victim, Marco Tulio Pineda Suffolk County Police D…
Know Him? Shoplifter Punches Employee At Huntington Station Target, Police Say Know Him? Shoplifter Punches Employee At Huntington Station Target, Police Say
Know Him? Shoplifter Punches Employee At Huntington Station Target, Police Say Police are asking for help in identifying an alleged shoplifter accused of assaulting an employee at a Long Island Target store. The incident happened at around 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, in Huntington Station at the Target on East Jericho Parkway. Suffolk County Police said the suspect stole merchandise and then punched a male worker in the face when he was confronted. The victim suffered minor injuries. In an effort to identify the suspect, Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for information leading to an arrest. Anyone with information can contact the organization …
Seen Him? Police Search For Alleged Islandia Assaulter Seen Him? Police Search For Alleged Islandia Assaulter
Seen Him? Police Search For Alleged Islandia Assaulter Police are searching for a man who is accused of assaulting a woman on Long Island a month prior. The incident originally occurred in Islandia on Wednesday, Dec. 20, according to Suffolk County Police. On that day at approximately 8 p.m., an unknown man assaulted a woman in the woods behind the Walmart located at 1850 Veterans Memorial Highway. Pictures of the reported suspect show him wearing a black shirt and a gray hooded sweatshirt. Detectives with the Suffolk County Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward to anyone who can provide information that leads to an arrest. Any pers…
Know Him? Man Wanted For Hate Crime In Stony Brook Know Him? Man Wanted For Hate Crime In Stony Brook
Know Him? Man Wanted For Hate Crime In Stony Brook Police on Long Island are asking the public for help identifying a man who allegedly vandalized a political sign with hate speech. The incident took place in October 2023 in Stony Brook around 4:40 a.m. outside of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, located at 380 Northbound Nicolls Road.  Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, or online at www.P3Tips.com.  All cal…
Know Him? Man Wanted For Stealing Package Off Centerreach Porch Know Him? Man Wanted For Stealing Package Off Centerreach Porch
Know Him? Man Wanted For Stealing Package Off Centerreach Porch Police on Long Island are asking the public to identify a man who allegedly stole a package off the porch of a home. The incident took place in Centerreach around 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 9 on Eastwood Boulevard. The package, containing shoes, was quickly taken by a man who fled in a blue car, Suffolk County Police said. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest.  Anyone with information about the incident can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, utilizing a mobile…
Know Her? Woman Wanted For Stealing From Port Jefferson Station Store, Police Say Know Her? Woman Wanted For Stealing From Port Jefferson Station Store, Police Say
Know Her? Woman Wanted For Stealing From Port Jefferson Station Store, Police Say Police are asking the public for help identifying a woman who allegedly stole merchandise from a Long Island store. The incident took place around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16, at the Sunoco, at 240 Terryville Road in Port Jefferson Station. She drove away from the store in an SUV, police said. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, or online at www.P3Tips.com.  All calls, t…
Know Him? Man Steals Over $4K In Razors From Copiague Target, Police Say Know Him? Man Steals Over $4K In Razors From Copiague Target, Police Say
Know Him? Man Steals Over $4K In Razors From Copiague Target, Police Say Police are working to identify a man suspected of stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise from a Long Island Target store. The alleged theft occurred Thursday, Nov. 9 at the Target store in Copiague, located on Sunrise Highway. Suffolk County Police said the man made off with roughly $4,700 worth of electric razors and beauty products before fleeing in a car. Surveillance footage shows the man wearing a dark colored shirt and pants with white sneakers, a black beanie, and glasses. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for information leading to an arrest. An…
New Update: This Car Sought In Hit-Run That Killed Man Near Farmingville Intersection New Update: This Car Sought In Hit-Run That Killed Man Near Farmingville Intersection
New Update: This Car Sought In Hit-Run That Killed Man Near Farmingville Intersection It’s not much, but it’s all police have to go on. Detectives are hoping that newly released surveillance footage will help identify a driver suspected in a deadly hit-and-run crash on Long Island. The incident happened around 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11 in Farmingville. Earlier Report - Fatal Hit-Run Crash: ID Released For Victim Near Farmingville Intersection Suffolk County Police said 56-year-old Alberto Perea-Vazquez, of Farmingville, was crossing northbound on Horseblock Road near Raymond Avenue when he was struck by an unknown vehicle traveling westbound. As he was lying in the roadway…
Thief Snags $91K In Silver Bars From East Farmingdale UPS Facility, Police Say Thief Snags $91K In Silver Bars From East Farmingdale UPS Facility, Police Say
Thief Snags $91K In Silver Bars From East Farmingdale UPS Facility, Police Say Police are asking for help in identifying a man suspected of stealing silver bars from a shipping business on Long Island. Suffolk County Police said the man walked into a UPS facility in East Farmingdale, located on Smith Street, shortly before 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22, and showed the employee a fake ID. He then stole a package containing approximately $91,000 worth of silver bars, police said. The man was last seen fleeing in a dark-colored SUV, which was captured on surveillance footage. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for information leading to an arrest…
Friend Hits Woman In Head With Hammer, Pushes Victim's Child At Riverside Home, Police Say Friend Hits Woman In Head With Hammer, Pushes Victim's Child At Riverside Home, Police Say
Friend Hits Woman In Head With Hammer, Pushes Victim's Child At Riverside Home, Police Say Police are asking for help in locating a woman accused of attacking a Long Island mother with a hammer and pushing her child. The incident happened Monday, Oct. 30 in Riverside, according to Suffolk County Police. Detectives said Ligia Lopez-Menendez, age 37, went to a friend’s home and pushed the woman’s child before striking the woman in the head with a hammer. The victim was taken to a hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Her child was not injured. At the time, the victim had an order of protection against Lopez-Menendez. Police did not speculate on what may have le…
Shoplifter Punches, Threatens To Stab Employee At Holbrook  Stop & Shop, Police Say Shoplifter Punches, Threatens To Stab Employee At Holbrook  Stop & Shop, Police Say
Shoplifter Punches, Threatens To Stab Employee At Holbrook Stop & Shop, Police Say Police are asking for help in identifying an alleged shoplifter accused of assaulting and threatening to stab an employee at a Long Island store. The incident happened at around 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 in Holbrook at the Stop & Shop on Sunrise Highway. Suffolk County Police said the man walked out of the store with approximately $225 worth of Tide Pods. When an employee confronted him in the parking lot, he reportedly punched the worker and threatened to stab him. Detectives described the suspect as Black, approximately 6-foot-4, between 25 and 35 years old. He fled the scene in a fou…
Still No Suspect After LIE Hit-Run In Ronkonkoma Killing 'Loving, Goofy' Husband, Father Still No Suspect After LIE Hit-Run In Ronkonkoma Killing 'Loving, Goofy' Husband, Father
Still No Suspect After LIE Hit-Run In Ronkonkoma Killing 'Loving, Goofy' Husband, Father It’s been a year since a beloved husband and father was killed in a hit-and-run crash on the Long Island Expressway, and police still have no suspects. Robert Twiford, age 61, of Melville, died Dec. 5, 2022, after being struck on the off-ramp of eastbound I-495 at exit 60 in Ronkonkoma. Suffolk County Police said Twiford was lying in the roadway at around 8 p.m when he was struck by at least one vehicle, which fled the scene. Earlier Report: Melville Man Killed In Hit-Run Crash On Long Island Expressway In Ronkonkoma He was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital where he died fro…
Parolee Shoots Through Ex-Girlfriend’s Central Islip Front Door, Police Say Parolee Shoots Through Ex-Girlfriend’s Central Islip Front Door, Police Say
Parolee Shoots Through Ex-Girlfriend’s Central Islip Front Door, Police Say Police are asking for help in locating a prison parolee accused of shooting through the front door of a woman’s Long Island home. The alleged incident happened at around 1 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at a Central Islip home located on Irving Street. Joseph Bunce, age 35, fired multiple shots through his ex-girlfriend’s front door, according to Suffolk County Police. Nobody was injured in the shooting. Bunce is currently on parole with prior convictions for aggravated DWI and attempted criminal possession and sale of a controlled substance. He has ties to Wyandanch, Copiague, Central Islip, and…
Know Him? Man Attempts To Steal From Huntington Station Store, Police Say Know Him? Man Attempts To Steal From Huntington Station Store, Police Say
Know Him? Man Attempts To Steal From Huntington Station Store, Police Say Police on Long Island are asking the public for help identifying a man who allegedly threatened a store employee and attempted to steal clothing. The incident occurred on Monday, Nov. 13, in Huntington Station at the Saks Fifth Avenue store on Walt Whitman Road. Police said the man attempted to steal the clothing and was stopped by a store employee whom he threatened with a knife. The man then dropped the clothing and fled in a black Nissan Sentra, police said. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest.  Anyone with information c…
Know Him? Man Makes Off With Package Containing iPhone From Setauket Porch Know Him? Man Makes Off With Package Containing iPhone From Setauket Porch
Know Him? Man Makes Off With Package Containing iPhone From Setauket Porch Police on Long Island are asking the public for help identifying a man who allegedly stole a package off a porch containing a new iPhone. The incident took place in Suffolk County around 12 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19 in Setauket on Veno Lane. The man fled in a black SUV, police said.  Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about the incident can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, or online at www.P3Tips.com.  All calls, text message…
Duo At Large After Stealing $1.6K Worth Of Used Cooking Oil Outside Burger King In Huntington Duo At Large After Stealing $1.6K Worth Of Used Cooking Oil Outside Burger King In Huntington
Duo At Large After Stealing $1.6K Worth Of Used Cooking Oil Outside Burger King In Huntington Do you know them? Police are asking the public's help in their search for two men who stole $1,600 worth of used cooking oil outside a Burger King on Long Island. The suspects fled in a white van, Suffolk County Police said.  The incident happened around 5:35 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31 in Huntington on East Jericho Turnpike. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest.  Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, utilizing a mobil…
Recognize Him? Thief Nabs Over $1K In Audio Equipment From Suffolk County Business, Police Say Recognize Him? Thief Nabs Over $1K In Audio Equipment From Suffolk County Business, Police Say
Recognize Him? Thief Nabs Over $1K In Audio Equipment From Suffolk County Business, Police Say If you recognize this sticky-fingered culprit, police want to hear from you. Detectives are asking for help in identifying a suspect who was caught on surveillance footage stealing property from a Long Island business. The theft occurred at around 10:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 19, in Rocky Point, at the North Shore Beach Association clubhouse, according to Suffolk County Police. The man stole audio equipment, including speakers and a tablet, valued at over $1,100. Earlier report: Know Him? Alert Issued For Wanted Man After Rocky Point Burglary Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offer…
Know Him? Alert Issued For Wanted Man After Rocky Point Burglary Know Him? Alert Issued For Wanted Man After Rocky Point Burglary
Know Him? Alert Issued For Wanted Man After Rocky Point Burglary Authorities are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate a person who stole audio equipment from a Long Island business. The man stole speakers and a tablet from the North Shore Beach Association, located in Rocky Point at 55 Clubhouse Drive, at approximately 10:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 19, Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad said in an advisory issued Tuesday, Oct.31. The property was valued at approximately $1,180.  Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. An…
Know Them? Men Wanted For Smithtown Liquor Store Heist Know Them? Men Wanted For Smithtown Liquor Store Heist
Know Them? Men Wanted For Smithtown Liquor Store Heist Police on Long Island are asking for the public's help to identify and locate two men who allegedly stole $25,000 in merchandise from a liquor store. The incident took place in Smithtown on Thursday, Oct. 5 around 11:15 p.m. at the Wine Guy Liquor Store located at 220 West Main St. According to Suffolk County Police, the men used a Sawzall to cut the store's lock. They fled in a Silver GMC Acadia Denali. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest.  Anyone with information about the crime can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to subm…
Know Him? Man Wanted For Touching Woman In Bay Shore Store, Police Say Know Him? Man Wanted For Touching Woman In Bay Shore Store, Police Say
Know Him? Man Wanted For Touching Woman In Bay Shore Store, Police Say Police are asking the public to help identify and locate the man who allegedly forcibly touched a woman in a Long Island business. The incident took place in Bay Shore on Friday, Sept. 20 inside a Hobby Lobby. According to police, the unidentified man forcibly touched a woman inside Hobby Lobby, at 2052 Sunrise Highway before running away. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest.  Anyone with information about the incident can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS,&n…