Crimes Nearby: Ex-Con Charged Following Dollar Store Chase

The following arrest information was supplied by the Suffolk County Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.


 An ex-convict and Kings Park resident was arrested on a handful of charges on March 14 after he reportedly stole a bottle of detergent from a Family Dollar store and proceeded to take someone's car to flee police.

According to Suffolk County Police, Sylvayne Sigmon, 43, stole from a store in Central Islip around 10:05 a.m. Police said he proceeded to drive a 2005 Kia Sedona – which he did not have permission to drive – eastbound on Cliff Street while a squad car attempted to pull him over.

Police said Sigmon was later pursued on foot and ran into a fence, breaking it, and through a rear yard on Earle Street around 11 a.m.


Police said a Brentwood man gave a police officer an ID not belonging to him during a traffic stop while driving a 1996 Saturn in Hauppauge on March 22 at 1:08 a.m.

According to police, Jorge Palomino, 32, was arrested on a charge of second-degree possession of a forged instrument, a felony; false personation, a misdemeanor; and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, a misdemeanor.


Police arrested two men whom they say were drunk when they caused accidents at a problematic intersection in Mt. Sinai. Joseph Litterello Jr., 39, of Mt. Sinai, was arrested March 22 and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor. Police said Litterello was involved in a car crash at the corner of Route 25A and Echo Avenue at 5:25 p.m. while he was driving west on Route 25A. Two days earlier, police arrested James Brandeburg, 52, of Smithtown, and charged him with DWI, a misdemeanor. Police said Brandeburg was also involved in a car crash at the corner of Route 25A and Echo Avenue at 5:40 p.m.

Sandra Raines, 45, of Coram, was arrested March 16 in Port Jefferson and charged with second-degree arson, a violent felony. Police arrested her on North Country Road in Port Jefferson and said she had intentionally started a fire at a building on Margaret Drive in Coram at approximately 5:30 p.m.


Police say they found a Nesconset woman drunk at the wheel with her 5-year-old twin daughters in the car Sunday morning.

Danielle Ferrante was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child after police say they found her sitting in a parked, running 2006 Mitsubishi in the parking lot of Shop Rite, located at 335 Route 347 in Hauppauge, at 1:40 a.m.

After interviewing Ferrante, police determined she was intoxicated. Ferrante had her 5-year-old daughters in the car with her, police said.


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