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• Suffolk County police are looking for a man and woman they said stole a purse from a car parked in Port Jefferson Station and used a credit card to make unauthorized purchases around the Mt. Sinai area. According to police, on New Year's Day a woman reported having her purse stolen, but by the time she had contacted her bank, several purchases had already been made. One of the locations where items were bought was at a Mobil Station on Route 25A in Mt. Sinai. Police identified the suspects as a white male, and a white female, both in their 20s.
• Richard Arpen, 28, of Rocky Point, was arrested Feb. 1 in Riverhead and charged with third-degree criminal possession of stolen property with a value greater than $3,000, a felony. Arpen was found to be in possession of a stolen vehicle in Holbrook and was arrested at the police station in Riverhead, according to police.
• William McClurkin, 30, of Medford, was arrested in Hauppauge on a charge of third-degree grand larceny, a felony. McClurkin allegedly robbed several Bank of America locations between July 12 and July 18 of last year.
• A 17-year-old Smithtown boy was arrested on Jan. 28 in Smithtown on a second-degree aggravated harassment charge, a misdemeanor. Reports state the boy texted threats to another man from his cellphone.
• Anthony Licausi, 27, of Farmingville, was arrested on Jan. 31 in Nesconset on a charge of third-degree grand larceny, a felony, and a charge of resisting arrest, a misdemeanor. Reports state at roughly 12 a.m. Licausi stole property of an unidentified person. The reports also state at 1:10 p.m. Licausi resisted arrest by pushing away from police officers to avoid being handcuffed.
• Police reported that the offering box in Infant Jesus Chapel at St. Charles Hospital had been pried open by an unknown person on Jan. 30, sometime before 3:20 p.m. No money was taken.
• Wendell Gerald, 55, of Port Jefferson, was arrested at his home on Jan. 27 and charged with petty larceny, a misdemeanor. On Jan. 10 at about 2:20 p.m., Gerald allegedly stole a jacket from Something For Everyone Thrift Shop in Port Jefferson Station.
• An employee of Radio Shack was arrested last Wednesday for stealing cell phones. Police said Carlos Argueta, 23, of Brentwood stole cell phones from the Radio Shack in Commack, by opening up multiple fraudulent accounts and then kept the accompanying free cell phone. Police charged Argueta with felony third-degree grand larceny. According to court records, Argueta appeared at First District Court where bail was set at $20,000 bond or $10,000 cash. Records show Argueta was unable to make bail.