Here’s a look at some of the crime stories that made headlines this past week in and around your community:
Suffolk County police on Tuesday night said its pattern division is investigating the earlier robbery of the Capital One bank on Main Street in Stony Brook. According to police, the robbery was reported at 12:41 p.m. Tuesday after a man likely in his late-thirties to mid-forties walked into the 64 Main Street branch and demanded cash from the teller.
A Mount Sinai man faces several charges, including a felony for driving while on drugs, according to Suffolk County police.
Steve Muller, 54, was arrested in the Cedar Beach parking lot on Sept. 1 on a charge of driving while ability impaired. Police said Muller, who was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer, also failed to follow police orders by refusing to get out of the car or put his hands behind his back.
Police said a Sound Beach man was arrested after breaking into a Mt. Sinai home by cutting out the rear window screen.
According to police, Nicholas Vivo, 25, was arrested on Aug. 28 and charged with felony second-degree burglary.
A man was pursued by police, including aviation and K9 units, throughout Patchogue late Wednesday night before being arrested in a Patchogue motel, Suffolk County police told Patch.
A Setauket man was travelling south on Nicolls Road in Bayport Monday morning about 6:50 a.m.…
A Setauket man was travelling south on Nicolls Road in Bayport Monday morning about 6:50 a.m. and woke up to find his car had gone through the fencing of the condominium development at the intersection of Montauk Highway, according to Suffolk Police.