Crimes Nearby: Bank Robber Bust, Burglary Arrest

Plus, cops are investigating a possible pattern in the Capital One Bank robbery in Stony Brook.

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:

Three Village

Cops Probe Pattern In Stony Brook Capital One Robbery

Suffolk County police on Tuesday night said its pattern division is investigating the earlier robbery of the Capital One bank on Main Street in Stony Brook. According to police, the robbery was reported at 12:41 p.m. Tuesday after a man likely in his late-thirties to mid-forties walked into the 64 Main Street branch and demanded cash from the teller.

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.


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.


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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