John Desena, 59, of Nesconset, was arrested on Oct. 11 and charged with one felony count of assault with intent to cause serious physical injury. Police said Desena repeatedly punched another person in the head and burned them with a lit cigarette.
Cristina Fronzoni, 30, of Bohemia, and Francisco Maldonado, 33, of Bohemia, were arrested on Oct. 11 by police in connection with multiple Nesconset robberies. Police said Fronzoni and Maldonado stole landscaping equipment from a parked truck at the Nesconset Public Storage facility off Route 347 some time between 6 p.m. on Oct 8 to 10:45 a.m. on Oct. 9. The equipment is valued to be worth more than $4,000. Police said the pair also is believed to have stolen a tool set from a storage unit at Public Storage in Nesconset between Oct. 8 and Oct. 9. The tool set is worth more than $1,000, according to police reports. Fronzoni and Maldonado allegedly stole a leaf blower, three weed wackers and other landscaping supplies from a landscaping trailer parked on Southern Boulevard in Nesconset between 6 p.m. Oct. 8 and 10:45 a.m. on Oct. 10, according to police. The value of this equipment was estimated to be more than $1,000. Fronzoni was arrested Oct. 11 and faces two felony counts of third-degree grand larceny and one felony count of fourth-degree grand larceny. Maldonado was arrested Oct. 11 and is charged with two felony counts of third-degree grand larceny and one felony count of fourth-degree grand larceny.
Dorothy McMahon, 43, of St. James, was arrested Oct. 9 on charges of driving while intoxicated - first offense. Police said McMahon was sitting behind the wheel of a running 2011 Nissan Maxima near the Oak Street and Hobson Avenue in St. James, asleep at the wheel. McMahon failed a field sobriety test, according to police reports.
Stephanie Richards, 54, of Saint James, was arrested Oct. 9 and faces one felony charge of fourth-degree grand larceny - items worth more than $1,000. Richards walked into Saint James Jewelry Shoppe on Sept. 25 at roughly 3:14 p.m. and took an 18k white gold and diamond necklace.