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The following arrest information was supplied by the local police departments. It does not indicate a conviction.

Three Village

  • Heather Dunscomb, 29, of Stony Brook, was arrested Aug. 26 in Port Jefferson Station and charged with leaving the scene of an accident. According to police, Dunscomb struck another vehicle at 9 p.m. on Aug. 25 and left the scene of the accident.
  • Thomas Boyle, 36, of Stony Brook, was arrested Aug. 31 and charged with reckless driving and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Reports state police tried to pull him over while on Third Street in East Northport at 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 31 but he fled the scene on foot. He was arrested at his home at 8:55 p.m. that same day.
  • Police are investigating an incident of grand larceny reported Aug. 29 in which a male employee at the in Stony Brook reported a briefcase that was stolen from an office between 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. According to police, the briefcase contained an iPad, keys, and a school district ID card.

Port Jefferson

  • Jonathan Lyed, 23, Coram was arrested at about 12:10 p.m. on Aug. 27 in Port Jefferson and charged with harassment. According to police, Lyed was a patient at Mather Hospital on North Country Road when he allegedly made a verbal threat and attempted to attack a nurse. Lyed was restrained until police arrived.
  • Michael Keenan, 50, of Port Jefferson Station, was arrested at 11 p.m. on Sept. 1 in Port Jefferson Station and charged with burglary. Keenan allegedly robbed another apartment on State Street where he resides. Police say he took items including a television.



  • James Licausi, 43, of Riverside, was charged with third degree robbery, a D felony, in Riverside at 5:18 p.m. on Sept. 2 on County Road 104. Police reported that Licausi had struck a man in the face the day before at 5:50 a.m. on Vail Avenue in Riverside, bit his left arm and then forcibly removed the victim's wallet and fled the area on a bicycle.
  • A woman allegedly swiped a Kmart shopper's purse, which included cash and a debit card -- and then used the card around town. According to Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and detectives from the Riverhead police department, authorities are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the individual who allegedly stole a purse belonging to a woman who was shopping at K-Mart on Route 58 in Riverhead on March 12, at approximately 2:35 p.m. Later that day, an unknown woman allegedly used the debit card illegally to purchase merchandise in several stores in Riverhead and Hampton Bays, police said. The shopper later discovered that her pocketbook was missing. The purse was subsequently found and returned to the owner, with the debit card and $164 in cash missing.
  • Riverhead Town police and Suffolk County Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the person who tried to pry open the night deposit box at a local bank in Riverhead on Saturday.According to authorities, an unknown suspect entered the rear parking lot of the Suffolk County National Bank, located at 1201 Ostrander Avenue in Riverhead on Saturday at approximately 11:15 p.m. The subject allegedly approached the night time deposit box and, using a crow bar, tried to pry it open. The box, which was valued at approximately $8,000, was damaged during the incident.

North Fork

  • The Detective Division is investigating a stabbing that took place on Sunday at 4 a.m. on the corner of Washington Avenue and Middleton Road in Greenport, police said. A 23-year-old male Hispanic subject was stabbed once to the abdomen by an unknown subject and then transported himself to where he was treated, police said. There is no further information available at this time.
K. September 06, 2012 at 06:54 PM
Has anyone heard or read anything more about the hit-and-run in Water Mill that killed Sister Jacqueline Walsh? The story seems to have disappeared.


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