Suffolk County police reported the following arrests:
Gabriel Miguelez, 36, of Huntington, was arrested on Dec. 15 in Smithtown on two charges of fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a misdemeanor; and one second-degree criminal impersonation, a misdemeanor. Reports state Miguelez was in possession of stolen items that include a wallet, GPS, laptop, and a hard drive, and gave officers an incorrect name when approached by them on Dec. 15.
Miguelez was also arrested on Dec. 14 on charges of grand larceny, a felony; third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony; seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor; and five charges of criminal possession of stolen property, a misdemeanor. Reports state Miguelez was in possession of a hand gun and an undisclosed controlled substance.
Christopher Loeb, 26, of Smithtown was arrested on Dec. 14 in Smithtown on fourth-degree grand larceny charges with property exceeding $1,000, a felony; five charges of fifth-degree possession of stolen property, a felony; grand larceny, a felony; and two charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor. Police said Loeb was also arrested on Dec. 15 on two charges of posession of two fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property charges, a felony; and fourth-degree criminal possession with a credit card, a felony. Reports state Loeb was in possession of stolen sunglasses, gift card, and a GPS unit.
Police could not confirm whether or not Miguelez and Loeb were working together.
Giselle McAuliffe, 26, of Commack, was arrested Dec. 15 and charged with one felony count of forgery 2. Police said McAuliffe stole checks from another person, filled them out and then chased them at a bank for $1,320.
Matthew Iovino, 19, of Commack, was arrested Dec. 12 and charged with one felony count of disseminating indecent material to a minor. Iovino sent three indecent photos of himself to a minor's Facebook account, according to police reports.
A resident of Woodfield Road in Stony Brook reported Dec. 12 at approximately 4 p.m. that a telephone caller had demanded cash. Police said the incident turned out to be a phone scam.
A resident of Ramsey Court in Setauket reported Dec. 8 that an unknown person had damaged the swingset in the backyard at approximately 1 a.m. The incident is being investigated as fourth-degree criminal mischief.
A resident of Malvern Lane in Stony Brook reported Dec. 8 that an unknown person smashed the driver's side window and punctured a tire on a 1994 Ford Mustang parked in the driveway of the house at approximately 5:30 a.m.
Blas Mendez, 25, of Port Jefferson Station, was arrested on Dec. 9 at about 9 p.m. and charged with assault with the intent to cause physical injury with a weapon. Police say that Mendez was in a parking lot near Islandwide Transportation on Main Street in Port Jefferson when he allegedly cut another man in the forearm with a knife, sending him to St. Charles Hospital for stitches. The incident occurred around 1 a.m. on Dec. 1. According to court records, on Dec. 10, bond was set for Mendez at $5,000 but was not posted. A temporary order of protection was also issued. His next court date is Dec. 20.
Anthony Librizzi, 23, and Alexa Vitacco, 21, both from Wading River, were arrested and charged with burglary, a violent felony. On Dec. 13 Librizzi and Vitacco allegedly kicked in the front door of a home on Hemlock Path in Belle Terre and stole a computer and jewelry. Librizzi was arrested in Centereach on Dec. 18 and Vitacco was arrested in Wading River on Dec. 13. According to court records, on Dec. 15 bail was set for Vitacco at $20,000 but was not posted. Her next court date is Dec. 19. No further information is available for Librizzi.