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Crimes Nearby: Man Punches Driver, Then Steals Computer

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

Crimes Nearby: Man Punches Driver, Then Steals Computer

The Suffolk County police reported the following arrests.

Kings Park
According to police assorted jewelry was taken from a home on Whittier Drive in Kings Park in September.  Police said there was no indication on how the home was entered.
Police said a wallet containing debit, credit cards and personal papers was taken from an unlocked 2004 Nissan on Marvin Drive. According to police the incident occurred on Dec. 31.

Three Village

Damage to a police speed sign was discovered at noon on Jan. 8 on Sheep Pasture Road in East Setauket.

A resident of Stony Road in Stony Brook reported Jan. 5 that someone drove onto his property, damaged a fence and shrubbery, then drove away at approximately 11:35 a.m.

Zearl Simmelkjaer, 50, of the Bronx, was arrested on Jan. 11 in Hauppauge on third-degree robbery charges, a felony. Reports state Simmelkjaer was arrested in Hauppauge after an incident that took place on Middle Country Road in St. James at 1:14 p.m. where he reached into a red Honda, punched the driver several times and stole a hand-held computer.

Rocky Point

Danielle Trowbridge, 26, of Mt. Sinai, was arrested Jan. 11 and charged with third-degree burglary - illegal entry with intent, a felony. At 2:35 p.m., Police said Trowbridge unlawfully entered Kohl’s in Rocky Point, put two white t-shirts in her pocketbook and left the store without paying.

Denise Ossido, 54, of Rocky Point, was arrested Jan. 9 in Rocky Point and charged with petty larceny, a misdemeanor. Ossido allegedly reached behind the cash register at the Rocky Point Handy Pantry and took a pack of Newport cigarettes.

Steven Wienckowski, 46, of Sound Beach, was arrested Jan. 7 in Hauppauge and charged with fourth-degree insurance fraud, a felony. Wienckowski allegedly lied about his work status and received work wages while he was also collecting unemployment.

Port Jefferson

Police responded to an incident on Jan. 5 in Mt. Sinai in which an intoxicated customer caused a disturbance in a restaurant at 2:30 p.m.

Editor's note: This report previously stated that a man was shot on the leg on Wilson Avenue in Port Jefferson. Police told Patch that there was an error in the reporting, and that the incident occurred in Centereach.

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