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Suffolk County Police

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Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a
pedestrian in Farmingville on Feb. 5.

Steven Godden was driving a 2022 Mercedes-Benz northbound on North Ocean Avenue at Granny Road
when he swerved in an attempt to avoid hitting Roland Degroff, who was running east across the
roadway at the intersection against the direction of traffic control devices at 7:40 p.m. The Mercedes
struck Degroff, who was then struck by a 2021 Hyundai Sonata being operated by Yair Pacheco.

Degroff, 58, of Port Jefferson Station, was transported to Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue
where he was pronounced dead. Neither Godden, 41, of Mount Sinai, or Pacheco, 44, of Coram, or two
passengers in the Mercedes-Benz, were injured.

The vehicles were both impounded for safety checks. Detectives are asking anyone with information on
the crash to contact the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.

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Suffolk County Police arrested a teenage driver on Feb. 4 following a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured two people in Dix Hills.

A 17-year-old female was driving a 2010 Honda Civic with three passengers eastbound on Vanderbilt Parkway, one-quarter mile east of McCulloch Drive, when she lost control of vehicle and crashed into the woods at approximately 9:15 p.m.

Two of the passengers, Kenia Perez and Santos Mendez, both 18-years-old, were transported to local hospitals for treatment of serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. The third passenger, Yanci Velis-Mendoza, 21 and the 17-year-old driver were treated at local hospitals for minor injuries. 

The 17-year-old was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated. She will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip at a later date. 

The Honda was impounded for a safety check. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252. 

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Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who allegedly stole merchandise from an Islandia store.
A man allegedly stole shoes from Famous Footwear, located at 1770 Veterans Memorial Highway, on January 16 at approximately 2 p.m.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, utilizing a mobile app which can be downloaded through the App Store or Google Play by searching P3 Tips, or online at www.P3Tips.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept
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Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian in Nesconset on Feb. 2.

Equislaure Gabriel was driving a 2005 Honda CRV on eastbound Nesconset Highway, east of Terry Road, when her vehicle struck a pedestrian in the roadway at approximately 9 p.m. The pedestrian, Gustavo Carino, 31, of Washington Heights, New York,  was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. Gabriel, 27, of Nesconset, was not injured.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to contact the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452.

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Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate two men who allegedly stole from a Commack store.

Two men allegedly stole $6,100 worth of electrical breakers from Lowes, located at 100 Express Drive North, on December 3 at approximately 6:35 a.m.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, utilizing a mobile app which can be downloaded through the App Store or Google Play by searching P3 Tips, or online at www.P3Tips.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept
confidential.

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Do you recognize this man? Photo from SCPD
Photo from SCPD

Just released! Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk Police Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who allegedly stole a power washer from a Medford store.

A man allegedly removed a security cable and stole a power washer from Lowes, located at 2796 Route 112, on November 10 at approximately 1:40 p.m. The man fled in a Toyota Venza.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, utilizing a mobile app which can be downloaded through the App Store or Google Play by searching P3 Tips, or online at www.P3Tips.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.

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Do you recognize this man? Photo from SCPD

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk Police Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate two people who allegedly stole items from a Stony Brook store.

Two men, including the man pictured above, allegedly stole tool sets and other items from Lowes, located at 2150 Nesconset Highway, on January 21 at 2:15 p.m. They fled in a blue Ford F-150.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, utilizing a mobile app which can be downloaded through the App Store or Google Play by searching P3 Tips, or online at www.P3Tips.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept
confidential.

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Photo from SCPD

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate three people who allegedly stole from a Commack store.

Two men and a woman entered Old Navy, located at 5041 Jericho Turnpike, at approximately 9:30 p.m. on December 22 and allegedly stole clothing. The merchandise was valued at approximately $720.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, utilizing a mobile app which can be downloaded through the App Store or Google Play by searching P3 Tips, or online at www.P3Tips.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.

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Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate a man who stole items from vehicles in Setauket this month.

A man stole items a 2018 Jeep Wrangler on Old Field Road between 1 a.m. and 7 p.m., and a 2019 Toyota 4Runner and 2021 Toyota Tundra on Christian Avenue between 3 a.m. and 12 p.m., on January 22. The items included gift cards and cash.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, utilizing a mobile app which can be downloaded through the App Store or Google Play by searching P3 Tips, or online at www.P3Tips.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.

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Suffolk County Police arrested a Holbrook woman on Feb. 1 for Leandra’s Law for allegedly driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle crash with her 10-year-old son in the vehicle.

Veliza Lugo was driving a 2022 Chevrolet SUV southbound on Hawkins Avenue, just north of Smith Street, when she struck two other vehicles at 5:46 p.m. It was determined Lugo was allegedly intoxicated at the time of the crash. There were no injuries reported in the crash and the child was released into the custody of family.

Lugo, 42, was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15 Years Old or Younger (Leandra’s Law), Driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The Chevrolet was impounded. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452.

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