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The following incidents have been reported by the Amityville Police Department and Suffolk County Police Departments and other fire and law enforcement agencies.


Amityville: On Dec. 26, a resident of Wanser Place called police to report that he heard an alarm going off in his basement. APO Gerald Blee responded and noted that the alarm was a CO detector. He notified National Grid, which responded to the scene. That incident occurred at 9:38 p.m.

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Amityville: A woman, later identified as Gail Angelo of Lindenhurst, was struck and injured by a vehicle operated by Ryan Locke of Amityville at 11:55 a.m., Dec. 23. Police received numerous calls about the incident, which occurred at the intersection of Broadway and Merrick Road. Angelo was transported to the hospital by Amityville Rescue.


Amityville: A resident of Mill Street reported that fire was emanating from a substation at 44 Mill Street. Police responded and found fire was not coming from a substation electrical box located near there. It was extinguished by Amityville Fire Department volunteers. That incident occurred Dec. 21 at 7 p.m.


Amityville: Police responded to Oak Street and Peterkin Park on Dec. 21 at 1:21 p.m. when a heavy downpour caused flooding there. Emergency cones were placed down and traffic was diverted from the roadway.


Copiague: Assorted tools were stolen from a Sunrise Highway Home Depot Dec. 23 at about 1 p.m.

•Police were called Dec. 25 at about 12:25 p.m. after someone made off with some tools from a Sunrise Highway gas station.

•Someone swiped a purse from an unlocked vehicle parked on Jackson Avenue. The incident took place sometime prior to 8 p.m., Dec. 24. Police did not specify the make or year of the car in question.

•On Dec. 27 at about 6:20 p.m. an unknown person stole a leaf blower from a Sunrise Highway Home Depot.


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Vince Noce, 65, of 502 11th Street, West Babylon;

Petit Larceny: Travis Mealing, 38, of 1099 Cedar Rd., Amityville; Kristin Stroble, 32, of 404 31st St., Lindenhurst;

Menacing with a Weapon: Alexandria Ismael- Bailey, 27, of 466 Bayview Ave., North Amityville; Carl Hewitt, 32, of 312 West 19th St., Deer Park; Tabitha Patino, 40, of Baker Street.

The charges against those arrested are allegations, and the cases are still pending in the courts. Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been dismissed or that they have been found innocent and we will include that information in this space in a timely manner.

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