Here’s a look at some of the top crime stories we covered in and around your neighborhood this week.
SachemCops: Missing Ronkonkoma Man's Body Washes up in Montauk
A man's body was found in the water off Montauk Point on Sunday, and it is believed to be that of a Ronkonkoma man who was reported missing a day earlier, police said on Monday.
Bike Riding Purse Snatcher Nabbed in Port Jeff Church
A purse snatcher trying to evade police Saturday morning was cornered in Infant Jesus Church in Port Jefferson after an aviation and K-9 search led to his whereabouts.
A 71-year-old East Patchogue mother died Saturday afternoon from a two-car crash at the intersection of Horseblock Road and Montauk Highway in Brookhaven Hamlet, and Suffolk County Police say her daughter who drove the car has been arrested on charges of reckless driving.
Sayville-BayportBWI Charge As Labor Day Holiday Kicks Off
A boater who told Suffolk Marine Police he had been drinking Friday night at a restaurant in Oakdale was arrested for boating while intoxicated as he headed to West Islip, according to police.
Stony Brook University officials are ramping up security after reports of a robbery and an attempted robbery on campus came in over the course of three days. After releasing an emergency alert about a student who had been robbed Sept. 1 on campus, Stony Brook University officials have now said an attempted robbery was reported Tuesday.