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


Copiague: Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives arrested a Copiague man Sat., July 7, charging him with forcibly touching a woman and public lewdness.

Police said Ramel Giggetts inappropriately touched a 69-year-old woman inside of Target, located at 1149 Sunrise Highway, Copiague, on July 6 at approximately 8:45 a.m. A short time later he exposed himself to the woman.

Following an investigation by First Squad detectives,

Giggetts, 31, of 1 Russell Court, Copiague, was arrested and charged with Forcible Touching and Public Lewdness.

Giggetts was held overnight at the First Precinct and was arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on July 8.


North Babylon: A man at a Luc-Oil gas station on Bay Shore Road was robbed of an undisclosed amount of money by another man July 1 at about 10:25 p.m. Police did not say whether the thief was armed.


West Babylon: Police reported that on June 30, sometime before 11 p.m., someone got into a Broadway Street home and stole an undisclosed amount of cash.

Copiague: A mattress and a rug were taken from a house on Parkside Court sometime before 5:30 p.m. on July 5.


Copiague: On June 30, sometime before 10 p.m., someone stole a 2005 Yamaha motorcycle from outside a Grant Avenue home.

•A 2005 Honda motorcycle parked on Grant Avenue was stolen June 30. Police fixed the time of the theft at 10 p.m.

East Farmingdale: An unspecified amount of cash was taken from a cash register at a Broadhollow Road Walmart June 29. The theft took place shortly before 6:10 p.m.

•Someone removed a check from a Broadhollow Road mailbox sometime prior to 5:30 p.m. on June 27.

•Police were called to a Willow Park Court Target store July 2 at about 1 p.m. after someone swiped a number of watches.

Deer Park: Multiple pairs of shoes, a number of wallets and several handbags were stolen July 2 from a Commack Road Saks Off 5th store. The theft occurred shortly before 12:55 p.m.

West Babylon: A 2011 Hyundai parked at a Little East Neck Road 7-Eleven store was stolen July 5 at about 4:25 a.m.


Copiague: Police reported that on July 1, sometime before 3 a.m., a 2013 Jeep and a 2016 Toyota parked on Copiague Place were scratched by an unknown person.

North Babylon: On July 2, sometime before 11:20 p.m., someone tossed a brick through the windshield of a 2018 Honda parked on Herman Avenue.

Lindenhurst: A window on a 2002 Jeep Liberty was broken July 4, sometime prior to 2 a.m. The SUV was parked on Kansas Street at the time of the incident.


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Kenneth Pagliarulo, 53, of 45 Cabota Ave., Copiague;

•Acting in a Manner Injurious to a Child: Wilson Ynfante, 45, of 32 Lafayette St., Copiague; Angel Espinal, 47, of 6 Lake Dr., Copiague;

Grand Larceny: Angel Torres, 57, of 9075 179th St., Jamaica; Christian Salas, 17 of 108-10 Martense Ave., Queens;

Petit Larceny: Samuel G. Hightower III, 26, of 114 Ocean Ave., Bay Shore; George Strahm, 32, of 324 North Indiana Ave., Lindenhurst.

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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