Here’s a look at some of the crime stories that made headlines this past week in and around your community:
A Mount Sinai man faces several charges, including a felony for driving while on drugs, according to Suffolk County police.
Steve Muller, 54, was arrested in the Cedar Beach parking lot on Sept. 1 on a charge of driving while ability impaired. Police said Muller, who was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer, also failed to follow police orders by refusing to get out of the car or put his hands behind his back.
Police said a Sound Beach man was arrested after breaking into a Mt. Sinai home by cutting out the rear window screen.
According to police, Nicholas Vivo, 25, was arrested on Aug. 28 and charged with felony second-degree burglary.
Suffolk Police confirmed to Patch Tuesday that an arrest has been made in the robbery of a People's United Bank in Farmingville last month.
A man was pursued by police, including aviation and K9 units, throughout Patchogue late Wednesday night before being arrested in a Patchogue motel, Suffolk County police told Patch.
A Setauket man was travelling south on Nicolls Road in Bayport Monday morning about 6:50 a.m. and woke up to find his car had gone through the fencing of the condominium development at the intersection of Montauk Highway, according to Suffolk Police.