- Police are investigating an armed robbery at Deer Park's New York Commercial Bank Thursday afternoon. Police say a man entered the bank, located at 720 Grand Boulevard at approximately 1:15 p.m., approached a teller, displayed a handgun and passed a note to the employee demanding cash. The teller complied with the robber's demands and the man fled on foot. He was last seen running southeast through the bank parking lot.
A passenger in a stolen vehicle was seriously injured in a crash in Deer Park Sunday night which occurred shortly after Suffolk Police called off a high-speed pursuit of the car, police said.According to police, a highway patrol officer pulled over the 2012 Kia Forte at 9:58 p.m. for speeding on the westbound service road of Sunrise Highway at Commack Road in Islip.
When the officer approached the vehicle, the driver sped away and a pursuit was initiated, police said. The pursuit was called off after it exceeded 100 mph and several cars were almost struck by the fleeing vehicle, which had been reported stolen in Bay Shore on Aug. 27, police said.
- Suffolk County Police have arrested a Lindenhurst man for driving while intoxicated with his two-year-old son in the vehicle on Monday evening. First Precinct officers responded to a reported domestic dispute 911 call on East Merritt Street in Lindenhurst on Monday evening around 9:40 p.m. Upon their arrival, police said they were advised that Gilbert Lopez-Silvero, 38, had driven away from the home with his two-year-old son in the car and was possibly drunk.
- A home healthcare worker was arrested Friday for stealing more than $81,000 worth of jewelry from a 73-year-old Garden City resident, according to village police. Garden City detectives report that Sara Cruz, 25, of Lindenhurst was employed as a home healthcare worker from Aug. 1-29.