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Incident Report: Fighting at Port Jefferson Station 7-Eleven

The following incidents were supplied by the Suffolk County Police Department.

On Jan. 30 at about 1 p.m. someone on Woodland Road in Belle Terre called police to report a roof was damaged.

Two people who knew each other were fighting on Franklin Road in Port Jefferson on Feb. 2 at about 5 p.m. when one, a minor, was hit with a baseball bat.

Someone sprayed pepper spray into the face of a 53- year old man at his home in Port Jefferson on Feb. 4 at about 5:30 a.m. Police did not say why the incident occurred.

On Feb. 5 multiple people got into a pushing and shoving match in the 7-Eleven on Route 112 in Port Jefferson Station. An 18-year-old man got a bloody nose in the incident but refused medical attention.

Earl February 13, 2013 at 07:37 PM
I dont know why that 7-11 does not hire an armed guard. It is a warzone there, and I know they will not get my business because of that.
Vincent Pandolfo February 13, 2013 at 10:20 PM
Several years ago I had to "pop" a known vagrant in the face for being too pushy asking for a handout. It seems the vagrants and drug users are piling up in that area. It's just a matter if time before serious harm comes to somebody.
Mels Ditties February 13, 2013 at 11:17 PM
Absolutely SHOCKING!...LMAO!!! Vincent..not only are they piling up, they are getting VERY brazen....Asking for $$ is one thing, DEMANDING it is another!!!....
Sue Malso February 14, 2013 at 05:51 AM
The most ghettoest 7-11 in suffolk county. They need armymen to clear the vagrants and immigrants from overflowing.
Americanivory February 14, 2013 at 05:56 AM
I just don't shop in that part of town; too scary! But Inspector Oswald doesn't see the problem! PJS is well on the way to becoming another Brentwood/Central Islip, by the time it happens it will be too late and the people with blinders won't understand how this happened!
Sue Malso February 14, 2013 at 06:16 AM
Have u emailed him? That area is absolutely horrific I work in the worst part of Brooklyn all the time this area is just like it but suburb, its a suburban town with city-like crime and filth.
Americanivory February 14, 2013 at 03:09 PM
Sue Malso - yes I have e-mailed him and attended the Civic Association meeting last month when the good Inspector tried to wow us with made up statistics. He said arrests were down - didn't mention crime was down, just arrests. Well of course if you don't make arrests then the numbers will be down. He also said that our town is no different than any other town - what an idiot he is! He thinks he fooled us with his "Statistics". But the problem is not enough people attend these meetings to call him out on the carpet; when asked a question he didn't want to address (even a question asked several times by the CA president) he just want onto another subject. My husband worked in Bed-Stuy and East New York, he says that parts of our town are beginning to resemble those areas. So what so we do when those in charge won't acknowledge there is a serious problem here?
Americanivory February 14, 2013 at 03:17 PM
and now there are people wanting to build apartments over by the fun4all property - supposedly for "professionals" from Stony Brook. Really, who would want to live there next to the train station with the homeless, drug addicts, drunks and other vermin hanging out right there. Plus being just yards away from our town's version of spanish harlem? These apartments wil become like the Albany projects in Brooklyn. And guess who will be paying for this? US - the taxpayers!!! I don't even go to that part of town (post office shopping center) let alone would I want to LIVE there! Something needs to be done now to clean up this mess, but no one wants to see this! Who can help us??
Bryan Rivera February 14, 2013 at 03:38 PM
At least that 7-11 doesn't have the "We now accept food stamps" sign out front anymore. That was fun to see every time I passed. Hey, has anyone been to "El Lemiño Sport Bar" yet? That can only go well. Also, that's not a typo, the sign says "sport bar."
Frank Molinelli February 14, 2013 at 03:53 PM
New commercial idea...Come to Port Jefferson Station where your gang can flourish and be free to pillage.Power to The Low Life's.I Love it here...(NOT) I rather be the guest of honor at a Flash Flood.
IrishJoan February 14, 2013 at 05:17 PM
I'm a hardworking, professional, married to Earl. We have a lovely home and family; unfortunately, we live in the heart of this area! What can we do? Sadly, selling our house is out of the question, since that would probably destroy us financially. I just fear for all if the descent people who are surrounded by these animals!
sally February 14, 2013 at 05:21 PM
We had to " short sell" our home Just to get out of that,neighborhood. Wasnt like that 16 yrs ago when we purchased the house. I am much happier renting Where I live now than owning there. My kids couldnt even walk up to get a slice of pizza without someone asking them for money.
Mels Ditties February 14, 2013 at 09:00 PM
El Lemino Bar Deportivo You caught that too, huh?....I thought it was hysterical....I guess it's a Spanish American sorta place....
Mels Ditties February 14, 2013 at 09:03 PM
Free to pillage....Did you know that after 11pm Pathmark is free range for thieves?...Managers leave, zero security, employees instructed to look the other way and the "shoppers" gather in the parking lot with their oversized coats & hidden bags and walk off with hundreds of dollars of free (eg. stolen) food.... Guess I"M the ass who watches the sales like a hawk...travels from store to store to get the best deal..and ONLY buys when items are on sale!...
Mels Ditties February 14, 2013 at 09:12 PM
My deepest sympathies....While I spend my days (ALL of THEM!) in upper port, I go home...a couple/few miles in distance, but a whole world away!...sadly the neglect of the area by SCPD & PJ Village has taken a huge economic toll on myself & my family, so that I can no longer afford my home, but that's a whole 'nuther burr in my rear!...These people have little/no desire to be anything but wards of the state, as it were, while so many of us are killing ourselves to make a buck (read: MAKE a buck, not TAKE a buck) and because no one of authority cares enough to clean up the area, WE lose and THEY win!... Take a stand...stay tough...
Sarah February 14, 2013 at 09:45 PM
The second most white trash area after Mastic Beach.

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