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Crimes Nearby: Bank Robbery Bust, Burglary Arrest

Plus, man arrested, charged with driving while on drugs.

Police say they have the man who robbed a Farmingville bank last month.
Police say they have the man who robbed a Farmingville bank last month.

Here’s a look at some of the crime stories that made headlines this past week in and around your community:

Port Jefferson

Mount Sinai Man Charged For Driving While on Drugs

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.

Miller Place

Sound Beach Man Arrested on Burglary Charge

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.

Sachem

Arrest Made In Farmingville Bank Robbery

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.

Patchogue

Police Chase Man Throughout Patchogue

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.

Sayville

UPDATE: Car Careens Through Fence at Nicolls, Montauk Highway

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.



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