Lisa Kelly, 46, of Miller Place, was arrested July 15 in Selden and charged with pettit larceny. Kelly was arrested at College Plaza, Selden at approximately 11:30 a.m. for allegedly putting five uniform shirts and one pair of uniform pants into her purse while she was in the fitting room of Life Uniform Store and leaving the store without paying for them.
Melvin Brown, 33, of Middle Island, was arrested July 16 in Setauket and charged with petty larceny and second-degree forgery. Police said Brown stole an air conditioner and clothing from in East Setauket.
James Neppell, 26, whom police say is homeless, was arrested July 10 and charged with third-degree grand larceny. Neppell allegedly made numerous unauthorized withdrawals from another person's account at HSBC in East Setauket between June 1 and June 18. Neppell was also charged with two counts of second-degree criminal contempt, for which no additional information was available.
Someone called police on July 16 to report that a purse was stolen from an unlocked car while parked at .
Jennifer O'Leary, 25, of Stony Brook, was arrested July 19 at 11:10 a.m. in South Setauket and charged with petty larceny. Police said O'Leary, who was also arrested in June after at supermarkets, stole food, computer equipment, and other items from Stop & Shop in South Setauket.
Jessica Birsner,19, of Medford, was arrested and charged with petit larceny on July 18. Birsner was at a JC Pennys in Smithtown when she found an iPhone sitting on a shelf and stole it, police said.
Stephanie Richardson, 34, of Patchogue, was arrested on first offense DWI charges on July 20. Richardson was found sitting in her running car on Jericho Turnpike in Smithtown when she was pulled over. She was also charged with aggravated DWI as well, police said.
Shamikqua Jones, 34, of Bayshore, was arrested and charged with assault with intention to cause injury on July 16. According to the police, Jones was seen punching another female in the face in Hauppauge.
Joseph Mulligan, 42, of Brentwood, was arrested and charged criminal possession of a substance in the fifth degree on July 19. Police said they received a 911 call from a person at 2050 Express Drive North in Hauppauge, claiming there was drug activity in the area. When police arrived, the officers found cocaine on Mulligan.
Peter Balsamo, 25, of Smithtown, was arrested for first offense DWI charges on July 17. Police said Balsamo was driving in Hauppauge when he was pulled over at a traffic stop and charged for driving while intoxicated.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and the are offering $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of a fugitive suspected of killing a Catholic nun in a hit-and-run accident. Police say that Carlos Armando Ixpec-Chitay, who is known to frequent Riverhead, was behind the wheel on July 9 when an SUV , who was on a walk on Rose Hill Road in Water Mill.
say they are looking for two men who sexually assaulted a woman walking in Southampton early Sunday morning. According to police, a 38-year-old woman was walking eastbound on County Road 39 near the Elks Lodge around 4:30 a.m. when the two Hispanic men grabbed her, dragged her into a nearby wooded area and assaulted her. The victim was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead for further evaluation, police said. Meanwhile, town police and Suffolk County Police aviation conducted a search of the area in conjunction with the Riverhead Police K-9 Unit, but were unsuccessful. Detectives are asking anyone with information to call 631-702-2230.
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