On Saturday at about 3 a.m., a cab driver was stabbed during a robbery on Clifton Place in Port Jefferson Station. A report states that the cab driver was called to pick up a fare on Clifton Place by an unknown man. The driver fled his taxicab after the man stabbed him in the back of the neck. The man then stole the taxicab and crashed it on Gaymore Road, fleeing on foot, according to a police report. The driver of the cab had been identified as a Port Jefferson resident by someone who had heard about the incident but did not want to give a name when talking about the details. The driver was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital. His condition is unknown at this time. The taxi was described as a having a blue color. A person who Patch spoke with at El Coyote Cab Company located on Cherub Lane in Port Jefferson Station identified the cab company involved in the incident as El Amigo based in Selden. The company is said to cater to Spanish-speaking customers. No listing or contact information is available for El Amigo as of yet. Police said no arrests have been made.
The following arrest information was supplied by the Suffolk County Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
A Chase bank in Medford was robbed Tuesday morning, but police say the man responsible was arrested soon after. Angel Delgado, 29, of Shoreham, entered the bank at 700 Patchogue Yaphank Road around 9:20 a.m. and "handed the teller a note demanding cash and threatened the use of a weapon if she did not comply," police said. The teller gave Delgado an unspecified amount of cash and Delgado fled, police said. He was later found riding a bicycle and apprehended in Bellport. He is charged with first degree robbery.
Brian Colin Kelly, 43, of Shoreham, was arrested on Aug. 23 after he allegedly assaulted a security guard and stole money from a pocketbook at, according to police. He was charged with assault, harassment and burglary. Police say that at about 10:10 a.m. Kelly assaulted a security guard near the loading dock at the hospital, pushing him into a concrete wall. About 10 minutes later, he pushed a person out of the way as he was entering or exiting an unauthorized area. While he was at the hospital, Kelly allegedly entered an unauthorized area and took money from a pocketbook.
Timothy Campbell, 18, was arrested Aug. 26 and charged with second degree harassment. Campbell was in an argument with a homeowner on Harrison Ave. in Miller Place, when he allegedly punched the homeowner. A complaint was filed and Campbell was found and charged with harassment.
Two were arrested Aug. 19 and charged with grand larceny. Dennis Sinkusky Jr. and William McEnery were both charged with grand larceny for allegedly taking various metal machine parts from a landscape yard located at 415 Route 25A in Rocky Point between Aug. 16 and Aug. 18.