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Tiffany Radford Tiffany Radford The Suffolk County Police Department’s First Precinct and other local fire and law enforcement agencies report the following incidents:

ARREST IN THEFTS FROM CARS PARKED IN CEMETERIES

Farmingdale: Suffolk County Police First Precinct Crime Section officers arrested a woman for multiple thefts from different vehicles parked at a cemetery in Farmingdale. First Precinct Crime Section officers were investigating numerous larcenies that occurred at cemeteries in Farmingdale between April and July in 2018. After a thorough investigation, officers discovered that Tiffany Radford was responsible for the thefts. Radford targeted unlocked vehicles as their occupants were at a gravesite.

Radford was arrested at the First Precinct, located at 555 Route 109, in Farmingdale, at approximately 2:20 p.m. She was charged with four counts of Petit Larceny for thefts from vehicles parked at Saint Charles Cemetery, located at 2015 Wellwood Ave., on April 21, June 17, June 30 and July 15, 2018.

Radford, 30, of Farmingdale, is also suspected of being involved in other larcenies that occurred at Saint Charles Cemetery and at Pinelawn Memorial Park, located at 2030 Wellwood Ave., Farmingdale. Anyone who believes they may be a victim of this crime is asked to call First Precinct Crime Section officers at 631-854-8132. Anyone with additional information asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 220-TIPS.

Residents are reminded to always lock their vehicles and keep valuables out of sight.

Copiague: Police received a call August 1 at about 11:45 p.m. from someone reporting a robbery on Great Neck Road. However, upon responding and investigating, police discovered the alleged victim was drunk and unable to provide any details pertaining to the event. No charges have been filed in the incident

West Islip: on July 31, at about 9:30 p.m., another man, who hit the victim, stole an unspecified amount of money from him and then fled the scene, accosted a man getting out of his car on Udall Road.

BURGLARY

Lindenhurst: A man later identified as Frank De- Masi, 31, of Lindenhurst stole a Rolex watch during a break in at a Phyllis Drive home. The theft occurred on July 30, sometime before 7:20 p.m. DeMasi was charged with one count of Burglary.

Deer Park: An undisclosed amount of money was stolen July 31 from a home on Commack Road. The theft took place sometime before 12:45 a.m. Police later arrested and charged John Reyes, 24, of 24 Carl Street, Ronkonkoma.

GRAND LARCENY

North Lindenhurst: A cement mixer was stolen July 28, sometime before 8:30 p.m., from a construction site on North Wellwood Avenue.

Lindenhurst: An undisclosed amount of money was taken from a 41st Street home July 29 sometime prior to 4:15 a.m.

Wyandanch: Police reported that on July 31, sometime around 5 p.m., catalytic converters were taken from two cars in a lot on Lamar Street.

West Babylon: A motorcycle was fraudulently sold to a West 18th Street resident June 28. Police are investigating the incident.

PETIT LARCENY

West Babylon: On June 14, sometime prior to noon, someone stole the license plates off a car parked on Little East Neck Road. Police did not specify the year or make of the car in question.

East Farmingdale: Assorted merchandise was stolen July 31 from a Target store at Willow Park Court. The theft took place at about 7:45 p.m.

Copiague: A thief entered a Quick Check convenience store August 2 at about 11 p.m., grabbed an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register and ran off.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

Copiague: Police reported that someone damaged the front door of a home on West Hampton Road. The incident occurred sometime before 9:30 p.m. on July 29.

Babylon: On August 1, sometime before 10 p.m., someone broke a window on a 2018 Toyota parked on George Street.

Wyandanch: An incident described as a domestic disturbance brought police to a Patton Street home August 1 at about 3:30 p.m. The situation was resolved without further incident.

ARRESTS

DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Paul Marchionne Jr., 33 of Coolidge Ave., Amity Harbor;

Burglary: John Reyes, 24, of 24 Carl St., Ronkonkoma; Frank DeMasi, 31, of Lindenhurst (no street address available); Johnathan Colaizzo, 32, of 55 Brooklyn St., Deer Park; Eric Villatoro, 24, of 270 Maple Ave., Copiague.

Petit Larceny: Johnny Rivas, 24, of 193 Somerset Dr., Massapequa; Indea Goodman, 21, of 17 Lake Dr., Wyandanch; Christina Pernell, 30, of 10 Oakley Ave., Massapequa; Charlene Wreckter, 59, of 177 Van Buren St., North Babylon; Irving Casillas, 44, of 324 South 15th St., Lindenhurst; Jessica Carr, 36, of 2455 Union Blvd., Islip; Russell Squires, 49, Homeless in Wyandanch; Linda Simone, 44 ,of 22 Eden St., Levittown; Emilia Rivera, 48, of Dry Gultch Path, Amityville; Angelo Toney, 45, of Croyden Rd., Amityville; Tynetta D. King, 48, of Hale St., Brentwood.

The charges against those arrested are allegations, and the cases are still pending in the courts. Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been dismissed or that they have been found innocent and we will include that information in this space in a timely manner.

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