Suffolk County police reported the following arrests.
• via the social media network Twitter on Friday, pleaded not guilty in Central Islip District Court on Saturday.
Through his lawyer, Taggart entered a plea of not guilty to the felony charge of falsely reporting an incident on school grounds. Taggart is being charged as an adult.
Taggart's attorney, James Polk, of Garden City said he believed the incident "was fairly overblown."
• Suffolk County police responded to a reported burglary of a Commack home on Jan. 24.
Police said that the alleged burglar or burglars forced their way through the back door of a home on Beacon Lane between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. The homeowners told police that they discovered missing jewelry. No arrests have been made in the case, so far.
• Timothy Stocker, 51, of Lake Grove, was arrested on Jan. 24 in Smithtown on a fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon charge, a misdemeanor levied because of a prior felony conviction. Reports state Stocker was convicted of a felony in 1986 and was found to be in possession of a rifle and a shotgun in his home, which he surrendered to police.
• Anthony Wilk, 39, of Bay Shore, was arrested on Jan. 23 on a charge of criminal possession of a forged instrument in the first degree, a felony. Wilk allegedly used three counterfeit $20 bills at a deli at 9:30 a.m.
• A 17-year old Kings Park boy was arrested on Jan. 21 in Smithtown stemming from an Oct. 28, 2012, incident where he punched someone in the face, resulting in the victim needing medical attention, police said. He was charged with third-degree assault with intent to cause physical injury charge, a misdemeanor.
Miller Place-Rocky Point
• Brian McManus, 30, of Miller Place, was arrested Jan. 21 in Miller Place and charged with first-degree burglary, a felony, after police said he displayed what appeared to be a pistol and stole money from a victim at 125 Broadway in Rocky Point. He allegedly said he was police in order to gain entry through the front door. He was also charged with an additional felony for allegedly impersonating an officer to commit a felony.
• Steven Korth, 23, of Rocky Point, was arrested Jan. 22 in South Setauket and charged with petty larceny, a misdemeanor. Korth was arrested at Home Depot on Pond Path after allegedly taking a box containing a drill and walking past the cash register.
• Police nabbed an opportunistic pair of alleged burglars around noon on Jan. 25 after concerned neighbors called about a suspicious vehicle in the area. Vanessa Schultz, 37, of Coram, and Brandon Schultz, 40, of Selden, were charged with third-degree burglary, a felony, and accused by police of stealing copper piping from an abandoned residence on Clinton Avenue in Port Jefferson Station. They were caught less than an hour after the alleged crime occurred. Police did not know if they were related.