Leah Carillo, 24, of Stony Brook, was arrested Nov. 16 in Stony Brook and charged with third-degree grand larceny, a felony that indicates a crime involving a monetary value between $3,000 and $50,000. Police said Carillo wrote four unauthorized checks at a dentist's office in Stony Brook in excess of $4,000 between July and November of 2012.
Police arrested two Brentwood individuals after they allegedly robbed three gas stations last week, armed with weapons. Lynteenie Codner, 21, was arrested in Smithtown on Nov. 14 on three counts of first degree robbery while displaying a firearm and one count of third degree robbery, all felonies. Stephanie Machado, 19, was arrested in Smithtown on Nov. 14 on two counts of first degree robbery while displaying a firearm and one count of third degree robbery, all felonies. Reports state Codner and Machado displayed a firearm at an undisclosed Gulf gas station on Sept. 29 and robbed the store of money. According to reports, Codner and Machado also displayed a firearm and robbed cash from an undisclosed Mobil gas station on Sept. 30 and Monte's Service Station in North Babylon on Sept. 13.
Timothy Kjaer, 37, of Shoreham, was arrested Nov. 14 in Coram and charged with first degree offering of a false instrument for filing, a felony. Kjaer allegedly offered false information regarding the dealership and selling price of a vehicle to a public servant in order to deceive the state.
Charles Molesi, 27, of Mt. Sinai, was arrested Nov. 11 in Rocky Point and charged with petty larceny, a misdemeanor. According to police, Molesi took two watches and women’s hosiery from Kohl's in Rocky Point and exited the store.
Two weeks after a car crash that took the life of beloved Brookhaven National Lab safety engineer and avid cyclist Stephen F. Kane, bail was reduced on Wednesday to $1000 for the man driving the car.
According to Joe Cozzo, the Central Islip-based attorney for William Slatton, 31, who was charged with driving while under the influence of methadone with his four children in the car, the bail was dropped from $10,000 to $1000, with bond at $2000.
Slatton remains charged with all misdemeanor crimes currently – DWAI drugs, four counts of endangering the welfare of a child, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree. The charges could result up to a year in jail. He has been held since the accident at the Suffolk County Correctional facility. Read more.