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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: Amityville Police Officer Kyle Miller responded to a home on Union Avenue Aug. 2 after receiving a call for medical assistance. Police arrives shortly after 1 a.m. to find a male unconscious from an apparent drug overdose. Miller administered a dose of narcan to the patient, who did not respond. He administrered oxygen and a second dose. An Amityville Fire Department paramedic assisted, administering a third dose. The patient responded and was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital for treatment.


North Amityville: Someone broke into 101 Auto on Broadway June 22, sometime prior to 9:40 p.m., and stole a 2017 Toyota.


Copiague: Sometime before 3:40 p.m. on July 21, someone made off with a barbeque grill from the backyard of a Dixon Avenue home.

•An unspecified amount of money was taken July 25 from a Great Neck Road laundromat. The theft occurred sometime before 8:15 p.m.


Amityville: A resident of Hidden Lakes Estates at 190 Merrick Rd., reported to police that someone had damaged a storage shed there by ripping the front window screens sometime between July 13 and 20. The report was filed July 26 at 7:18 a.m.


DWI: The following persons have been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated or impaired: Thomas Engelhardt, 55, of 425 Lido Pkwy.; Edward Kramer, 38, of 732 Glendale Rd., West Babylon;

Rape: Edgar Funes, 31, of 858 Conklin Ave., East Patchogue;

Grand Larceny: Tylik Boyd, 22, of 11947 Nashville Blvd., St. Albans; Marquise McDowell, 24, of 11015 174th St., St Albans;

Burglary: Dashawn Thompkins, 40, of 290 South Ocean Ave., Freeport;

Petit Larceny: Taj Pasciuta, 22, of 81 Berkshire Dr., Farmingville; Kark Holmes, 63, of 1583 East 3rd Ave., North Bay Shore (11 counts).

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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