Suffolk Police are hoping the public can help identify the bank robber who hit the Capital One bank in Sayville this past July.
The man is described as thin, white, between 5’5 and 5’8 tall and wearing a long-sleeved shirt, shorts, knee-high socks, dark sunglasses and a fedora-style hat.
Imagine checking your bank account to learn that it’s completely empty and that someone opened up a joint account using your name, transferred your money to it, and then took it.
That’s exactly the scenario four West Islip residents faced in late August and the first week in September.
According to Suffolk Police, residents on Duck Lane, Watts Place, Seaspray Lane and Anna Court discovered that money held in a Chase Bank checking account had been transferred to a joint account, opened by a thief in their names, and then the money withdrawn.Deer Park
Police are investigating several car break-ins that occurred overnight Sunday in Deer Park.
According to police, at 7:32 a.m. Monday it was reported that an unknown person broke into a unlocked car on Headline Road overnight. The car was not damaged and nothing was taken from the vehicle, police said.
At 1 p.m. on Monday another resident reported that an unknown person entered a 1998 Buick 4-door sedan on Crossway Drive and took cash from the center console sometime overnight. Police did not specify if that vehicle was locked at the time.
Lindenhurst accounted for almost a fourth of the Suffolk County First Precinct's residential burglaries in the month of August, according to police officials.First Precinct officers speaking at a recent community meeting noted the bump in Lindenhurst's residential burglaries in past month, up five from only two in the month of July. The precinct on the whole had 33 during the month, with West Babylon counting six during August.