Crime Report: Bad Father, Bad Son and Burglary

A list of incidents and arrests in Farmingville and Holbrook last week as reported by the 5th Precinct.

The following information is directly from the Suffolk County Police Department's media incidents list .


  • Police responded to an incident between a father and his 21-year-old son on Sycamore Avenue on October 14 at around 3:30 p.m. According to the harassment complaint, the son might have been under the influence of drugs.
  • Police answered a call for grand larceny on Wendy Drive on October 11. According to the complaint the theft occured within a few hours of the call, which came in at 6:30 p.m.
  • Police responded to a call for criminal mischief to a vehicle on Bicycle Court on October 9 at around 6 a.m.
  • Police answered a harassment call on Abner Drive on October 9 at around 4:30 p.m. According to the complaint a 47-year-old father was "hitting everyone in the house."



  • Police responded to a burglary on Greenwich Court on October 14 at around 3:30 a.m. According to the complaint the burglars entered the home through a sliding glass door in the basement.
  • Police answered a call for criminal mischief to a garage door and a vehicle on Holbrook Road on October 13. The call came in at around 3 a.m.
  • Police responded to a complaint of harassment on Grundy Avenue at around 9 a.m. on October 13. According to the complaint the suspects were in front of the house in a white Hyundai Santa Fe.
  • Police responded to an altercation on Avis Drive between an ex-husband and another man who was reportedly there to pick up the ex-husband's son. In the harassment complaint, which came in on October 13 at around 12:30 p.m., the ex-husband pushed the complainant.
  • Police responded to the theft of an 8-by-5 trailer on Grundy Avenue on October 9. The grand larceny call came in at around 3 p.m.
  • Matthew Kelly, of Holbrook, was arrested in Hauppauge on October 12 for grand larceny after he allegedly stole electric supplies and wire from Schwing Electrical Supply in Nesconset.

* A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.                                           


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