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Top Police and Crime Stories of 2012

See which Port Jeff crime stories caught your eye in 2012.

While we normally just post a crime blotter on Port Jefferson Patch, incidents now and then will catch our eye to pull out. Here a few that caught your eye as well over the past year:

  • Port Jefferson Station Doctor Pleads Guilty in Oxycodone Case - Frank Telang, a neurologist with a practice in Port Jefferson Station, was arrested last year and charged with illegally selling oxyconone and other controlled substanced for cash without an examination.
  • Comsewogue Students Harassed by Man in Blue Mini-van - One student reported an encounter on Terryville Road while walking to school alone.
  •  - After crashing cab early Saturday morning, robber fled the scene.
  • DA: Port Jefferson Station Meat Farms Parking Lot Used in Heroin-Prostitution Ring - Port Jefferson Station motel also used for prostitution services.
  • Traffic Light Out at Time of Fatal Crash in Port Jefferson Station - A New Jersey woman was killed at the intersection of Routes 112 and 347 around 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, according to police.
  • Cops Rescue Baby Deer Trapped Down Manhole in Mount Sinai - Landscapers found the deer inside a 20-foot deep manhole on vacant lot under construction.
  • Port Jefferson Station Man Dies in Early Morning Car Crash - Ramon Genao, of Port Jefferson Station, died shortly after being taken to Stony Brook Hospital in serious condition.
  •  - According to Suffolk County Police, a man impersonated an Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Officer, handcuffed a 19-year-old boy, brought him to his Port Jefferson Station home, and shortly released him.
  • 87-Year-Old Woman Dies in Car Found Underwater in Port Jeff - Police identified victim as Anne Murray, of Port Jefferson Station.
  • Graffiti Taggers Hit Port Jeff’s Centennial Park - Vandalism found on Monday morning.
  • 11 Residents of Terryville Home Hospitalized For Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - House condemned by Brookhaven Town Fire Marshal.
  • Mt. Sinai Attorney Indicted for Mortgage Fraud - Arrested last Summer, attorney will be arraigned in Riverhead Tuesday.
  • Cab Crashes in Mount Sinai After Passengers Pull Weapon on Driver - Taxi crashed on Sunoco gas station property on Route 25A early Saturday morning.
  • Police Lock Down Port Jeff High School After Driver Flees Car Stop - Police say suspect is still at large after running away from cops.
  • Three Hospitalized After Van Crashes Into Mount Sinai Home- -No cause determined for accident that involved two vehicles and a house.
  • Related: Collision Sends Car into Mt. Sinai Home for Second Time This Year- -Home at the corner of Route 25A and Mt. Sinai-Coram Road struck by a car for the second time this year, this time leaving the occupants uninjured.
  • Pair From Port Jeff Station Charged With Shooting Death - Police sought killers of Selden man since Monday.
  • Related: Port Jeff Station Man Charged With Selden Murder - Eduardo Nunez pleaded not guilty in court on Monday.
  • Port Jeff Man Dies in Early Morning Car Crash - Accident on Caroline Avenue claims life of Michael Peggs.
  • Man Charged With Assault After Fight in Upper Port - Apologizes later to upper Port Jefferson business owner.
  • 3 From Port Jeff Area Charged in Operation Heroin Highway - Major drug bust nets 161 arrests.



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