Blotter 11-8-18


Someone threw a rock through the window of a home on Montauk Highway on Halloween then fled.

A person broke another person’s iPhone 6 cell phone after an altercation.

Someone scratched both sides of a car at a home on Wisteria Circle.

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A pizza delivery driver’s transport bag was stolen on Nov. 2 while on Aspen Road.


Mary Roberts, 24, of Riverhead, was arrested in Patchogue for breaking the window of a car, and was charged with identity theft for using another person’s credit card to pay a phone bill.

Jeffrey Dugan, 30, of Shirley, was arrested in Patchogue for smashing two passenger-side windows to a 2011 Honda CRV.

Keanu Lum, 23, of Patchogue, was arrested for punching a windshield to a car and breaking the glass.

A MacBook Air was stolen from an unlocked car parked at a home on Nottingham Avenue.

A stainless steel sink was stolen from Buttermilk’s Kitchen on Main Street.

A wallet with cash and documents was stolen from a locked vehicle parked on Cedar Avenue.

A woman’s purse was stolen while she was in the dressing room at Burlington Coat Factory.


Edward Ashton, 37, of Shirley, was arrested on multiple counts of burglary and petit larceny for stealing from Home Depot and other stores.

An iPhone and a pocketbook were stolen from a car parked outside of Unique Fitness on McGraw Street.

The driver side window was broken on a car parked at a home on Forrest Avenue.

On Halloween, a person used a BB gun to put holes in vinyl siding and crack a window at a home on Grand Avenue. Someone with a BB gun cracked a window and created holes in vinyl siding

The back window of a 2016 Jeep Patriot was broken on Oct. 31.

Someone stole license plates off of a 2003 Hyundai while parked on Parkview Drive.

On Nov. 2, an engagement ring, pocketbook, and cash was stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Campbell Drive.


Bicyclist critically injured in crash

Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating an incident in which a bicyclist was critically injured in Medford Saturday. A 2015 Ford Pickup truck being driven by Michael Saidler struck a bicyclist on Horseblock Road, at approximately 7 p.m. The unidentified adult male victim was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital in critical condition. Saidler, 41, of Shirley, stayed at the scene. Saidler and his four-year-old son were not injured.  Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash, or information on the victim’s identity, to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.


Man murdered in North Patchogue

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating an incident in which a man was found murdered inside his home in North Patchogue on Friday. Fifth Precinct officers responded to 45 Sinn Street at approximately 1:40 p.m. after a resident of the home called 911, and reported a man was injured and unconscious. When police arrived, they found Kristopher Appel, 30, deceased.

The Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death. The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.


Wanted for Grand Larceny (Photo)

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the people who stole food from an outdoor storage unit at a Patchogue restaurant. A man and woman pried a lock off an outside freezer at Perabell, located at 69 East Main Street, on Oct. 7 at approximately 8:05 a.m. and stole approximately $2,900 worth of frozen food. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 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, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.

Photo Courtesy SCPD

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