Tara Miller, 41, of Stony Brook, was arrested July 4 at 10:49 p.m. at the corner of Christian Avenue and Lake Avenue in Setauket. According to police, Miller was involved in a motor vehicle crash at West Meadow Beach and fled the scene. Police charged her with first-offense DWI.
On July 6, a resident of Lodge Lane in East Setauket reported that an unknown person smashed the windshield of a 1997 Volkswagon parked in the driveway at about 12:10 a.m.
On July 6, a resident of Montpelier Court in East Setauket reported that an unknown person set off fireworks on the hood of a vehicle parked in the driveway at about 12:30 a.m.
A pair of alleged burglars came from Patchogue to rob an abandoned warehouse at the Lawrence Aviation site at 100 Sheep Pasture Rd. in Port Jefferson, according to police reports.
William Rucker, 20, and Paul Clinton Jr., 20, both of Patchogue, were arrested on July 3 when they were found by police on Catherine Street and Washington Avenue in Port Jefferson Station and charged with 3rd degree burglary.
Police say that the two men took property from the building, but they did not say what it was.
Mary Morales, 31, of Port Jefferson Station, was arrested in Selden on July 2 at about 4:20 p.m. in relation to an earlier incident. She was charged with menacing. On June 16 Morales allegedly held a baseball bat over another person’s head and made harassing statements.
Luis Armandosantosmorales, 29, of Centereach, was arrested in Port Jefferson Station on July 6 at about 10:42 a.m. and charged with menacing. At about 10:15 a.m., Armandosantosmorales allegedly chased another person with a large knife at a business on Route 347.
Robert Trocchio, 49, of Port Jefferson Station, was arrested on July 6. Trocchio is a convicted sex offender required to register with the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS). He was charged with failure to notify DCJS that his address had been changed. According to the DCJS website, Trocchio is listed as homeless. He was convicted in 1982 of sodomy.
A Riverhead teen who pleaded guilty to two November shootings was sentenced to six years in prison, followed by five years of post release supervision, on Wednesday.
Juan Soyos-Pixtun, 19, in the two November shootings in May. He was sentenced on Wednesday in Suffolk County Criminal Court on eight criminal charges before Judge Mark Cohen.
Police say Soyos-Pixtun shot Riverhead resident Edgar Bautista, 20, with a 9mm semiautomatic handgun on Nov. 10 around 10:21 p.m. near Marcy Avenue and Pulaski Street. A witness identified Pixtun as the shooter.
In an unrelated incident on Nov. 4, police said outside the on West Main Street at about 10 p.m.
At the sentencing, two orders of protection were issued for Bautista and Alvarado, which will expire on November 10, 2025.
William J. Kennedy, 52, of Southold, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest and failing to comply on July 3 at 7:03 p.m. after police stopped him on Route 25 in Cutchogue for a prior incident involving the possession of drugs, police said. Using vulgar language, Kennedy told the office at the scene to “get lost” then sped away in his vehicle, police said.
The officer on the scene followed Kennedy in his patrol vehicle with the emergency lights and siren activated. Other units from the Southold Police assisted until Kennedy came to a stop approximately two miles from the initial location, police said. Kennedy was arrested, transported to police headquarters, processed and later released on cash bail.