Crime Report: Hard Partying Teens, Angry Texting

A list of incidents and arrests in Holtsville and Ronkonkoma 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 assault complaint on Long Island Avenue on January 13. According to the caller, there was an out-of-control party going on and a large group of teens shouting in the streets at around 1:30 a.m.
  • Police responded to a harassment call on Cheshire Drive at around 10 p.m. on January 5
  • A harassment call was placed to police on January 11 at around 9:30 p.m. The female caller said she was being abused by her boyfriend on Sylvan Drive, and then abruptly hung up the phone.
  • Police responded to a criminal mischief call on Waverly Avenue on January 6 at 10 p.m. The complainant said damage had been done to the window of a vehicle at that location.
  • No arrests were made for serious offenses in Holtsville this week.


  • Police responded to a criminal mischief complain on Portion Road on January 12 at 9:50 p.m. According to the call, the complainant had just discovered the windows of his Jeep Cherokee had been smashed.
  • A similar call for criminal mischief was made on January 10 on Portion Road. In this case the caller, a female, claimed damage was done to her red Nissan Maxima at around 6:30 a.m.
  • Police responded to a grand larceny call on Carroll Avenue on January 10 at around 5:15 p.m. According to the complaint a woman's pocketbook was stolen from her place of business.
  • Police responded to a criminal mischief complaint after a caller said someone had turned on the electric meter and power at a location on Weichers Avenue on January 7. The call came in at around 8 a.m.
  • Police answered a harassment call on Lincoln Avenue at around 7:30 a.m. on January 8. According to the call, the complainant kept receiving death threats from an ex-worker via text message.
  • Floyd Richard Melton, of Ronkonkoma was arrested in Bohemiia on January 12 for criminal possession of stolen property and criminal possession of marijuana.
  • James Hytner, of Ronkonkoma was arrested in Saint James on January 8 for 2nd degree grand larceny of property worth more than $50,000.

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


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