Crime Report: Crazy Drivers and Love Triangles

A list of incidents and arrests in Holbrook and Farmingville last week as reported by Suffolk County Police.

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


  • Police responded to a harassment call on Church Street on January 28 at around 6:30 p.m. According to the call, an unknown male driver had attempted to run over the complainant two times before police were called.
  • Police answered a harassment call on Library Lane on January 27 at around 9 a.m. According to the call description, the incident involved a dispute between an intoxicated husband and the complainant.
  • Police responded to an attempted break-in on Lincoln Avenue on January 25. Police received the criminal mischief call at around 9 p.m.
  • An incident of aggravated harassment and criminal mischief to a vehicle occurred on Avenue B on January 24 at around 10 p.m.
  • Police responded to a harassment call on Leonard Street on January 23 at around 4:30 p.m. According to the call description, the incident involved a dispute between the complainant, the complainant's boyfriend, and the complainant's ex-husband.
  • Melissa Mitchell, of Holbrook, was arrested on January 25 for two counts of 7th degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and for first-degree driving while impaired by drugs.
  • Anna Matos, of Holbrook was arrested on January 24 for two counts of petit larceny and one count of 2nd-degree menacing with a weapon.


  • An incident of criminal mischief occurred on North Ocean Avenue on January 25 at around 7:30 a.m.
  • Police responded to a criminal mischief complaint on Summit Street on January 26 at around 10:40 p.m. According to the call description, a violent sister was assaulting her family members at the location.
  • Police answered a call for harassment on Highland Place on January 23 shortly after midnight. According to the call description a neighbor's boyfriend had just assaulted the complainant, who requested medical assistance.
  • There were no arrests for serious offenses in Farmingville this week.

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

Maureen DiGiulio January 31, 2013 at 01:11 AM
Someone drove right into a vacant store in the Meat Farms and Checkers shopping center in Ronkonkoma today! Thank God it was an empty store because the car was completely inside the building!!
Michelle January 31, 2013 at 01:09 PM
I saw that happen I went into meat farms for 5 mins and when I came out there was a car in the abandoned building. I'm not sure what happened


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