The meeting was conducted by Commander Matt McCormick
The first order of business was to talk about the police release of an arrest in the Mastic Beach rape case. A 14 year old suspect is in custody and a second suspect is still being sought.
Crime is up 23% YTD with shoplifting and car break-ins causing the increase. Violent crime is down 34%.
There were 200 arrests with 251 charges. 5 were DWI related.
The Pct had 228 accidents VS 236 for April last year. 12 were Leaving the Scene and 1 DWI related. 1 was fatal in Shoreham.
1070 tickets were issued.
COPE advised that any community group may contact the 7th Pct and they would be happy to attend a meeting,
7 establishments were checked for under age sales and 3 failed in the 7th Pct.
August 2, 2022 is National Night Out and details of the 7th Pct plans will be presented at the next meeting.
The next Community meeting will be 1st Tuesday of June at 10 AM.
Thanks to Bill Todd