Suffolk police responded to a road rage incident at 2 p.m. on March 3 in which a man traveling west on Route 347 got into an altercation with another driver over the fact that the other driver wouldn't let him merge into the lane safely. The two men got out of their cars during the confrontation but no injuries were reported.
Suffolk County Police arrested a South Carolina man in Islandia last Thursday for allegedly being in possession of an illegal handgun.
According to police, Freddie Foggie Jr., 40, of Boiling Springs, SC, was pulled over at the park-and-ride at exit 58 on the Long Island Expressway at 5:50 p.m. after an officer noticed equipment violations on a 1997 Chevrolet pickup truck with a trailer transporting three cars. When pulled over, the officer conducted a safety inspection and found a 9mm gun with a loaded high-capacity magazine.
Foggie, who police said was driving with a suspended license, was arrested on charges including aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.
Julio Marca, 48, of Jackson Heights, allegedly stole bins bins of donated items on Jan. 5, according to police, and was arrested in Smithtown on March 1 for the Jan. 5 theft on a charge of petty larceny, a misdemeanor.
A homeless woman who refused to leave the hospital was arrested and charged with trespassing and resisting arrest Saturday, police said. According to Riverhead police, Jennifer Sulzer, 37, was arrested at 9:43 a.m. on Saturday at Peconic Bay Medical Center after she allegedly refused to leave after being discharged.
Police said officers came and attempted to remove her from the scene, but she resisted. Sulzer was arrested and charged with trespassing and resisting arrest. She was arraigned and remanded to the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in lieu of $500 bail.