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Story By: STAFF WRITER
8/3/2017


Bellport 

On July 23, an unknown person damaged the passenger-side window of a 2014 Honda Pilot and stole a black Burberry pocketbook at a residence on South Country Road. 

An unknown person entered a residence on Country Club Road and stole a laptop, Xbox One and security camera on July 24. 

Brookhaven

A patron pumped gas at OK Petroleum and left without paying on July 20. 

The driver-side window of a 2000 Nissan Maxima was shattered and cash was stolen in the parking lot of Help Suffolk on July 21.

Three pairs of sunglasses and a pocketbook were stolen from a 2013 Mazda in the same parking lot on July 22.

On July 25, an unknown person entered an unlocked 2003 Ford Expedition on Woodland Avenue and stole cash, hand tools and pain medication. 

Mastic Beach

Someone smashed the window of a 2011 Volkswagen parked on Huguenot Drive on July 23. 

A stepladder was reported stolen from a West Elm Road residence on July 23. 

A mountain bike was stolen from Paradise Ice Cream Parlor on Neighborhood Road on July 23. 

On July 24, an unknown suspect entered Village Deli on Mastic Beach Road and demanded cash. Police said the suspect threatened employees and then fled with cash on foot. 

Mastic

The driver-side window of a 2003 Chevy Trailblazer was damaged and water bottles and change were reported stolen. Police said the incident occurred on North Titmus Drive on July 21. 

A female victim was robbed of cash by an unknown male suspect on Franklin Court on July 22.

Eric Casimiro, 29, of Mastic, was arrested for robbery on July 22. Police said that on July 22 at around 1:40 a.m., he stole money from a male victim on Franklin Court and then at 2 a.m. on Mastic Beach Road, he pushed a second male victim up against a tree and stole cash from his pockets. Casimiro was also found to be in possession of a hypodermic instrument, a misdemeanor.   

An unknown person threw a rock at the window of a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee and stole cash and a debit card on Burney Boulevard on July 24. 

Medford

On July 22, police arrested Laurie Santelli, 43, of Medford, for allegedly stealing two exotic migratory birds from Fish & Wildlife Unlimited Taxidermy in Oakdale on July 13. She was charged with petit larceny.

North Bellport

 Someone slashed the tires of a 2013 Nissan Altima on Walker Avenue on July 23. 

A delivery driver was robbed on Bourdois Avenue on July 25. Police said that as the driver approached the home, an unknown individual grabbed the food and cash and fled. 

East Patchogue

A mountain bike was stolen from the front driveway of a home on Gazzola Drive on July 25. 

Patchogue

Someone keyed a 2012 Ford on Spruce Pond Drive on July 22. 

A 2008 Nissan Altima on Rider Avenue was keyed on July 23. 

Two iPads were stolen from a 1998 Ford on North Summit Avenue on July 24. 

North Patchogue

On July 20, PVC fencing was reportedly damaged at a home on Fry Boulevard.  
Slats to a wood fence were also damaged at a home on Lexington Avenue on July 23. 

Shirley

An iPhone 6 was stolen from a beachgoer at Smith Point Park on July 21. 

On July 22, an unknown person damaged the rear passenger-side window of a 2005 Mercury and stole a pocketbook on Baybright Drive. 

Wood was stolen from a property on Merrick Road on July 23. Police said the material was to be used for a deck on a new home under construction. 

A mailbox on River Road was damaged on July 25. 

CRIMESTOPPERS

Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a burglary during which a resident was injured in Medford last week.

Three men believed to be armed with handguns entered 37 Locust Avenue South at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 1. A 29-year-old male occupant was assaulted. A female occupant was restrained but uninjured. The suspects stole cash, jewelry and other items from the residence before fleeing the scene.

The male victim was transported via ambulance to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital for treatment of nonlife-threatening injuries. The preliminary investigation indicates that the address was targeted. 

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. 

 Body of missing
swimmer found 

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Monday morning after he went missing in the water in Shirley, Sunday night.

Jevoney White, 19, of Springfield Gardens, Queens, went into the water with a group of friends at Smith Point County Park on July 30 at approximately 6:45 p.m. and did not return. The Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau, Aviation Section, Seventh Precinct officers, personnel from South Country Ambulance, the United States Coast Guard, Suffolk County Parks police, Suffolk County Park Rangers and officials from Fire Island National Seashore searched overnight. White’s body was located by a Suffolk County Park Ranger on the east side of the Old Inlet Breach, Fire Island National Seashore, at 6:40 a.m.

The body was transported to the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6394.