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Deputy Inspector D’Agostino presided.

559 crimes were reported in the precinct for May 2022.

Last year during the same period there were 574 crimes reported.

This is a decrease of 2.6% for the month of May.

MAY 2022 CRIMES INCLUDE:

  • 2 Homicides
  • 10 Aggravated Assaults
  • 3 Burglaries
    • 2 residential
    • 1 commercial
  • 1 Robbery
  • 8 Grand Larcenies Auto
  • 3 reported trigger pulls (2 victims shot)

ARRESTS

There were 248 arrests covering 356 charges, including 8 assaults, 2 burglaries, 59 drug, 4 robberies, 17 DWIs(23 charges).

OVERDOSE DATA

6 fatal as compared to 5 fatal in May 2021.

18 non-fatal as compared to 20 in May 2021.

CRASHES

517 crashes this period (1 fatal) as compared to 577 crashes in May 2021.

27 of these crashes involved leaving the scene and 6 were DWI related.

Officers wrote 1,753tickets in May 2022.

The ATV multiple agency task force has been active in curbing illegal, unregistered ATV activity.

CRIME PATTERNS

CT 22-01 Catalytic Converters from Vehicles

The SCPD is investigating a crime trend including a significant number of catalytic converters being cut off of vehicles throughout the County. These incidents have taken place in all SCPD Precincts. Incidents have occurred at residential and commercial locations and have targeted both single vehicles and large commercial fleets. (Includes arrest of 2 subjects in the 6th Precinct).

CP 22-05 Smash & Grab Burglaries – Subject Wearing Unique Jacket

The SCPD is investigating 11 commercial burglaries where a subject throws a rock/stone through the front glass door and pries open the cash register. In most incidents, the subject can be observed wearing a thermal style jacket, a possible home-made white face covering, hiking style boots and gloves with a reflective strip on the top facing side of the hand. It is to be noted that multiple spotted stains and markings are visible on the subject’s jacket as seen on night vision camera footage. 5 incidents occurred on 4/2/22. No arrests as of this date.

CP 22-04 Pharmacy Smash & Grab Burglaries – Prescription Proceeds

The SCPD is investigating a series of pharmacy burglaries throughout the county. The burglaries occured in Dix Hills, Deer Park, Mt. Sanai, Commack and Ronkonkoma – with two January incidents occurring within 30 minutes of one another. All incidents include two males entering the establishment, and one getaway driver. Incidents have occurred during the weekdays between 0400 – 0700 hours. No arrests as of this date.

CP 22-02 Commercial Burglaries – Pried Entry

The SCPD is investigating 9 commercial burglaries primarily on the north shore. The suspect typically pries open the rear door, removes cash from the office/register area, removes the surveillance video and/or damages the surveillance system. In several incidents the suspect poured bleach or a liquid substance to damage evidence. Several cases appear similar to burglaries included on CP 20-04. The majority of incidents have occurred during the overnight hours between Sunday to Monday. Several cases have occurred at businesses located off of Jericho Tpke within the 2nd & 4th Pcts and North Country Rd/Rt 25A in the 4th and 6th Pct. No arrests to date.

CP 22-01 Smash & Grab Burglaries – Fast Food Establishments

The SCPD is investigating 10 smash and grab burglaries where the subject breaks the glass door/window with a rock or brick. The subject targets the register area, sometimes climbs over the counter and removes the register drawers. Several Dunkin Donut locations have been targeted. No arrests to date.

Submitted by Lou Giudice

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She deserves our support and the opportunity to help with all your Ad Specialties needs, also including Screen Printing and Embroidery… all done inhouse.

She can be reached at World of Isabella, (631) 581-1010 and on the web at http://worldofisabella.com

Submitted by Marty Greenstein