Some of the crimes reported by police around Long Island in the last week.
The parking lot of the located on Route 112 and the American Motel – both in Port Jefferson Station – were singled out by Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota on Monday as he provided that he said operated throughout several areas in Brookhaven Town including Coram and Medford. to read more.
An employee at the on Main Street in Port Jefferson reported to police that a "Little Mermaid" painting in a cherry frame was taken from the front of the gallery on Aug. 9 at 10 a.m.
Suffolk County Hate Crimes Unit is investigating a rash of graffiti incidents at a handful of parks in the area - including Burr Winkle Park and Cedar Road Park - and while no gang activity is suspected, the offensive nature of some of the markings could lead to felony arrests.
In Cedar Road Park, two incidents in June - one on June 20, and other on June 28 - included swastikas and anti-black graffiti posted on multiple handball courts.
At Burr Winkle Park in mid-May, four swastikas were found written on playground equipment with permanent markers, and two more were found etched into the equipment. Sexually explicit comments were written on the grounds as well.
Patrols have been given instruction to keep an eye out in local parks since the incidents were reported. And surveillance has been periodically set up, though due to the nighttime nature of the incidents, no one has been able to be identified.
Police are offering a cash reward for any information leading to an arrest related to any of the incidents. Individuals can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.
Kerin Turcios, 22, from East Northport was arrested on Aug. 13 in Huntington Station and charged with petty larceny and false impersonation after he allegedly removed property from a Marshall's and gave a wrong name to police.
Dillon Noseda, 23, from Northport was arrested in Northport on Aug. 10 and charged with two counts of fourth degree larceny, credit card, and six counts of petty larceny after he allegedly broke into a number of cars. He was pushing a child in a stroller during one incident. Read the full story .
Suffolk County police detectives are investigating a burglary that occurred at Macys, about 4:30 a.m. Sunday. Police said a glass entry door at the Whitman Shops store was broken and jewelry was taken. No further information was immediately available.