Shirley,NY: Sunday July 8, 2018 at approximately 9:25 p.m.
Suffolk County Police arrested a man for DWI and leaving the scene of an accident after his vehicle struck a motorcycle and another car in Shirley.
Deris Medlock was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Equinox northbound on William Floyd Parkway near Lyndale Court when the vehicle left the roadway. When he attempted to return to the roadway, the Equinox struck a 2005 Harley Davidson motorycle and a 2017 Honda CRV that were traveling northbound at approximately 9:25p.m. on July 8. Medloco fled the scene in rhe Equinox eastbound on Lyndale Court when he crashed into an unoccupied parked car in the driveway of the residence located at 45 Lyndale Court.
A passenger on the motorcycle, Rose Pesce, 54, of Shirley was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the motorcycle, her husband Christopher Pesce, 58, of Shirley was transported to Long Island Community Hospital in East Patchogue for treatment of minor injuries. Medlock was transported to Long Island Community Hospital with minor injuries. The four people in the Honda were not injured.
Medlock, 31, of Bay Shore was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Leaving the Scene of an Accident. He was held overnight a the Seventh Precinct and was scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip Monday morning.
All three vehicles were impounded for safety checks.
North Massapequa,NY: Tuesday July 10, 2018 at 4:37a.m
According to detectives, the North Massapequa fire Department responded to a working house fire at 2 The Link, a single family dwelling. With the assistance of Seaford, Massapequa, Bethpage, S Farmingdale, Wantagh, Levittown, N Bellmore, Farmingdale, Bellmore and E Meadow Fire Departments, several trucks and engines and over 60 fire department personnel were able to extinguish the fire. The body of a 66 year old male was found in the garage with a fatal gunshot wound, it appears to be non- criminal . His name is being withheld at this time. While battling the blaze, two firefighters suffered minor injuries, 1 of which was treated at an area hospital and released.
The fire appears to have started in the front of the house. Homicide Squad, Arson/Bomb Squad and Nassau County Fire Marshall are continuing to investigate.
Westbury,NY: Saturday July 7, 2018 at 9:55pm.
According to detectives, Sham Lal, 66, of Westbury, while attempting to cross Old Country Road near the intersection of S. Grand Street, was struck by an eastbound 2006 Mercedes being driven by a 58 year old male who remained at the scene and called 911. As a result of the collision Lal suffered multiple trauma injuries, was transported to an area hospital and was pronounced deceased a short time later by a staff physician. The investigation in this incident continues.
Patchogue,NY: Thursday July 5, 2018 at approximately 11:50a.m.
Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for robbing two banks in the last three days.
James Kosin walked into Bank of America, located at 47 West Main St., Patchogue, at approximately 11:50 a.m. and handed the teller a note demanding cash. The teller complied and Kosin fled on foot.
Deputy Inspector John Rowan broadcast a notification over the police radio after he observed a vehicle fitting the description of the robber’s vehicle traveling on the Long Island Expressway. Highway Patrol Officer Philip Buzzanca heard the notification and a short time later observed the vehicle and a man fitting the description of the bank robber on the William Floyd Parkway in Shirley. Officer Buzzanca arrested Kosin at approximately 2:05 p.m.
Following an investigation by Major Case Unit detectives, Kosin was also charged with robbing the TD Bank, located at 1806 Medford Avenue, Medford, on July 3.
Kosin was charged with two counts of Robbery 3rd Degree. He will be held overnight at the Seventh Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on July 6.
North Babylon,NY: Thursday July 5, 2018 at approximately 2:15pm
Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in North Babylon this afternoon.
The driver of a 1998 Saturn sedan was traveling on westbound Sunrise Highway, near exit 39, when a tire struck his vehicle at approximately 2:15 p.m. The tire then struck a 2000 Chevrolet SUV driven by Mary DiFranco, 61, of Lindenhurst.
The driver of the Saturn, whose identification is being withheld pending notification to next of kin, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.
DiFranco and her passenger, Irene Sciane, 61, of Lindenhurst, were not injured.
The vehicles were impounded for a safety check. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152.