Crimes Nearby: Prostitution and Heroin Ring Busted, Hate Crimes Reported

The following arrest information was supplied by the Suffolk County Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.


The parking lot of the located on Route 112 and the American Motel – both in Port Jefferson Station – were singled out by Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota on Monday as he provided that he said operated throughout several areas in Brookhaven Town including Coram and Medford. to read more.

An employee at the on Main Street in Port Jefferson reported to police that a "Little Mermaid" painting in a cherry frame was taken from the front of the gallery on Aug. 9 at 10 a.m.


Suffolk County Hate Crimes Unit is investigating a rash of graffiti incidents at a handful of parks in the area - including Burr Winkle Park and Cedar Road Park - and while no gang activity is suspected, the offensive nature of some of the markings could lead to felony arrests. In Cedar Road Park, two incidents in June included swastikas and anti-black graffiti posted on multiple handball courts. At Burr Winkle Park in mid-May, four swastikas were found written on playground equipment with permanent markers, and two more were found etched into the equipment. Sexually explicit comments were written on the grounds as well. Patrols have been given instruction to keep an eye out in local parks since the incidents were reported. And surveillance has been periodically set up, though due to the nighttime nature of the incidents, no one has been able to be identified.


Robert Disalvo, 41, of Sound Beach, was arrested Aug. 6 in Riverhead and charged with scheme to defraud in the first degree with one or more persons and property in excess of $1,000. Disalvo allegedly hired people to do work and then failed to pay them the agreed amount in March.

A 16-year-old from of Coram was arrested Aug. 9 in Miller Place and charged with seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. The teen was allegedly in possession of a pipe that had crack residue on it.


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