Crimes Nearby: Police Seek Deer Park Pharmacy Robber

A look at recent crime in the region.

Police say this man robbed the Deer Park CVS Pharmacy Sunday night.
Police say this man robbed the Deer Park CVS Pharmacy Sunday night.
The following information was supplied by the Suffolk County Police Department. A criminal charge is only an accusation and does not indicate guilt.


Police are asking for the public's help to find a man they say robbed the CVS Pharmacy in Deer Park Sunday night. 

Police say the suspect pictured above entered the pharmacy, located at 1944 Deer Park Avenue near Deer Park High School, around 11 p.m. He then jumped over the pharmacy counter and demanded prescription pain medication, police said.  

A pharmacy employee complied and the robber fled in a white Ford Explorer, police said. No one was injured in the incident. 


Suffolk County Police are seeking the public's help in locating two men after they allegedly stole items from a Lindenhurst pharmacy last week.

According to police, the two men entered the Rite Aid located at 600 N. Wellwood Avenue on Sept. 18, stealing babylon formula at approximately 7:40 p.m.

A pharmacy employee followed the pair out of the storefront, attempting to take a photo of the vehicle. Upon noticing the employee, one of the men jumped out of the car and took the phone from the employee.


A Melville man was arrested early Thursday morning on charges of using fraudulent manufacturer coupons at Home Depot stores in Nassau County.

Nassau County police said  Dianfeng Jiang, 41, was involved in using fraudulently created "Buy one, get one free" coupons for Milwaukee and Bosch power tools.

Jiang used the coupons to make purchases at Home Depot stores throughout Nassau County and elsewhere, police said. He would later return the merchandise for a cash refund causing Home Depots in Nassau County more than $7,000. 


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