Following a string of burglaries at the Hauppauge Industrial Park, police are searching for a man who was seen riding a bicycle around the area for questioning. The suspect is described as black, 40 years old and approximately six feet tall. Those who have approached him on the premises say the man said he was looking for a job.
As the debate over the placement of homeless students in the Hauppauge school district continues, Suffolk County Legis. John M. Kennedy Jr. addressed parents' concerns that the homeless shelter will flood the school district with more students by saying there probably won't be any more students coming in during this academic year. "I have good reason to believe that the number we’re seeing now is the number that will remain for the balance of the year," he said in an interview with Patch on Friday.
The Hauppauge School District on Monday issued a letter to its residents informing them that a Level 1 sex offender, considered to be the lowest risk level, has taken up residence in the Smithtown area. For a convicted sex offender registered as Level 1, law enforcement agencies do not disclose the exact address of the person.