News Briefs: Two Women Wanted For Petit Larceny In Melville

PD: Two Women Wanted For Petit Larceny In Melville

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate these two women who stole from a Melville store last month.   Photo Courtesy of SCPD

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate these two women who stole from a Melville store last month. Photo Courtesy of SCPD

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate two women who stole jeans from Mystique Boutique, located at 925 Walt Whitman Road in Melville, on Nov. 20.

Police said the two women stole the merchandise by hiding it in their pants, and also damaged two shirts in an attempt to remove security sensors. According to police, the woman fled the scene in a 2017 Audi QX80 with Massachusetts plates 8KK241, a rental vehicle, just after the theft which took place at 6:43 p.m. that evening.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

Cops Detail Fourth Larceny In Nine-Day Span At Commack Home Depot

Photo Courtesy of SCPD

Photo Courtesy of SCPD

Suffolk police have released info on the fourth larceny reported at a Commack store within a nine-day span.

The most-recent incident, police said, occurred on Nov. 5 at 6:38 p.m. when a man stole “merchandise” valued at $825 from the Home Depot at 65 Crooked Hill Road.

The man, pictured above, fled the store in a gray Hyundai four-door sedan that had a damaged rear passenger window covered in tape, according to police.

Police also detailed three other larcenies reported at the Home Depot: on Nov. 3, two men stole light bulbs valued at $1,500; on Oct. 29, three men stole a Powermate 6000 watt generator valued at $700; and on Oct. 28, a man stole a DeWalt miter saw worth around $600. Police have posted additional information and photos in each of those cases at Facebook.com/SCPDAlerts.

Suffolk police are seeking the public’s help to identify the suspects in each of the incidents. They’re offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 and ask anyone with info to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

PD: Man Tried To Use Fake Cash At East Northport Restaurant

Photo Courtesy of SCPD

Photo Courtesy of SCPD

Suffolk police said a man tried to use counterfeit currency at an East Northport restaurant last month.

The man, pictured above, tried to use a fake $100 bill at Mozzarella’s Pizza (1937 Jericho Turnpike) on Oct. 1. An employee advised the suspect that the bill was counterfeit and the man fled without the bill, police said.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man.

They’re offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

Dix Hills Man Among Injured In Fatal Hauppauge Crash

Police said a fatal crash on Monday at the intersection of Express Drive South and Route 111 in Hauppauge also seriously injured a Dix Hills man.   Photo/Google Maps

Police said a fatal crash on Monday at the intersection of Express Drive South and Route 111 in Hauppauge also seriously injured a Dix Hills man. Photo/Google Maps

A three-vehicle crash in Hauppauge early Monday morning killed one person and injured three others, including a Dix Hills man, Suffolk police said.

Fernando Ramirez Jr., 30, of Bay Shore, was driving a 2008 Subaru eastbound on Express Drive South at around 3:20 a.m. on Nov. 27, when his car struck a 1997 Ford pickup at the intersection with Route 111, police said. The vehicles then collided with a 2004 Infiniti that was traveling northbound on Route 111.

Daniel Granados, 31, of Central Islip, who was traveling in the Ford, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

Richard Fischer, 32, of Dix Hills, the owner of the Ford, was brought to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

Anthony Bermudez, 26, of Brentwood, who was driving the Infiniti, was brought to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore for treatment of minor injuries.

Ramirez Jr. was brought to Southside Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Police said he was also charged with second-degree reckless endangerment, fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He will be arraigned at a later date.

All three vehicles were impounded for safety checks and the investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452.

Woman Charged With DWI After Crashing Car Into Building

Police said a woman crashed her car into this 1019 Fort Salonga Road building Monday night and was later charged with DWI.   Photo/Google Maps

Police said a woman crashed her car into this 1019 Fort Salonga Road building Monday night and was later charged with DWI. Photo/Google Maps

A Northport woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after crashing her car into a Fort Salonga building Monday night, Suffolk police said.

Nitza Pena, 47, was driving the 2010 Honda Accord eastbound on Fort Salonga Road on Nov. 27 when she “apparently lost control” of the car, crossed oncoming traffic, struck a curb, hedges and a structural pillar of the 1019 Fort Salonga Road building, according to Suffolk Police Assistant Commissioner Justin Meyers.

A Suffolk police spokeswoman said Pena, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, was later charged with DWI. Police said there were no injuries to occupants in the building, which is a strip mall that includes businesses StyLynne Hair Salon and Boutique and Jason’s Market. The crash is under investigation, Meyers added.

Compiled by Andrew Wroblewski and Paul Shapiro