Suffolk County police reported the following arrests.
Several residents awoke to smashed automobile windows and damaged cars last week as a rash of vandalism struck the area. Police reports show eight cars had either their rear window or side mirrors smashed sometime during June 18 or 19. Three of the cars vandalized were on Lou Avenue. Other streets where parked cars received damage were 1st Avenue, Indian Head Road, Hilden Street, Fireplace Drive and Robin Lane. According to the police, all of the cars damaged were parked in the street at the time of the incident. Police are asking anyone with information on the incidents to call the fourth precinct at (631) 854-8400.
Police charged Nicole Notaroberta, 29, and Franklin Orlando, 43, both of Lake Grove with three counts of petit larceny on June 22. Police said Notaroberta and Orlando together stole assorted clothing on June 22 from JCPenney department store at the Smithaven Mall in Lake Grove. Police also charged the pair with two counts of petit larceny for a theft that occurred at the Target in Medford on October 6 and 8.
Daren Betner, 48, of East Northport was charged on June 21 with driving while intoxicated. Police said Betner was driving at a high rate of speed on Veterans Highway in Smithtown at 12:45 a.m. when police charged him with DWI.
Andrew Samboy, 31, of Bayshore was charged on June 19 with driving while intoxicated. Police said Samboy was driving a 2000 Ford on Route 111 in Hauppauge when he drove off the road and struck a guardrail. He was then found to be under the influence and was charged.
Dulce Salcedo, 48, of Port Jefferson Station, was arrested on Alden Lane in Port Jefferson Station on June 20 and charged with harassment. Police say that around 5 p.m. Salcedo tried to prevent her tenant from entering her apartment. Salcedo began fighting with the female tenant allegedly pulling her hair and punching her.
On June 21 at about 5:55 p.m., someone called police to say that he was in front of in Port Jefferson when he was approached by a black man who asked him for a cigarette and a dollar. When he pulled out his wallet the man grabbed all of money, punched him in the head and ran away. He was treated at Mather Hospital for his injuries.
On June 22 a man reported to police at about 4:25 p.m. that an unknown black male assaulted him in front of the 7/11 in Port Jefferson Station. He said that he was punched several times in the head and face and then knocked down. The man was treated at Mather Hospital for minor bleeding and pain.
A woman called police on June 23 to report that she had been attacked by what she described as a group of three black men and a Hispanic woman on East Main Street at about 1:50 a.m. She said that she punched her in the face by a male and the female pulled her hair and threw her to the ground. Then she was kicked. The three men and woman fled the scene and no injuries were reported.
The manager of on Main Street in Port Jefferson reported that a about 2:15 a.m. on June 23 a short white man with a black eye and wearing a black polo shirt tossed the cash register from counter onto floor and then fled the restaurant.
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Jennifer Jorgensen, of Sound Beach, was sentenced to 3 to 9 years in prison for the death of her baby born prematurely in an accident in Ridge that also killed two others in 2008. Jorgensen was sentenced Friday after being convicted of second-degree manslaughter in the crash back in March.
Tracey Nicosia, 40, of Shoreham, was arrested June 18 in East Shoreham and charged with grand larceny. Nicosia allegedly took items from a TJ Maxx in Commack with a value of more than $1,000 without paying for them.
Melanie Goldstein, 35, of Rocky Point, was arrested June 14 in Rocky Point and charged with third degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle and leaving the scene of an accident. Goldstein was arrested after allegedly leaving the scene of an accident and not reporting it after her vehicle struck another vehicle, injuring the driver and causing him to seek medical treatment at a nearby hospital. Goldstein was driving with a revoked/suspended license at the time, according to police.