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

Suffolk County police reported the following arrests.

Kings Park

David Beal, 49, of Huntington was charged in Kings Park with grand larceny on Nov. 13. Police said Beal was falsely acting as a vehicle collector and towed numerous vehicles to a scrap yard and sold them. According to police, Beal completed department of motor vehicle paperwork stating he was the owner of a 1994 Camry, which had been reported stolen by the owner. Beal towed and attempted to junk the vehicle at Gershow Recycling, according to police.

Daniel Ritter, 21, of Kings Park, was charged with driving while intoxicated on Nov. 22 in Smithtown. Police said Ritter, who was driving a 2012 Jeep, was pulled over on Route 25 in Smithtown for failure to maintain his lane. Police charged Ritter with DWI and aggravated DWI, which means a blood alcohol content of 1.8 or higher.


Three Village

A woman whom cops were transporting to Stony Brook University Hospital was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, a misdemeanor, after she broke the rear passenger side window of the police car. The incident took place on northbound Nicolls Road at approximately 11 p.m. on Nov. 23. Police did not identify the woman arrested.


Miller Place-Rocky Point

A Mastic man was arrested Nov. 17 on multiple charges after stealing items from the Rocky Point Kohl’s on two separate occasions.

William Gonnelly was charged with two counts of third degree burglary- illegal entry with intent, a felony, and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor. According to police, Gonnelly was told not to return to Kohls after he was caught stealing two camcorders and a tablet. Gonnelly returned to the Kohl's Nov. 17 and allegedly stole two vacuums and two DVD players before being arrested.

Police said Gonnelly resisted while being arrested on the two burglary charge.


Port Jefferson

Julie Lincoln, 34, of Coram, was arrested in Port Jefferson Station on Nov. 24 and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor. Lincoln was at Americas Best Value Inn on Route 112 allegedly in possession of heroin. According to court records, Lincoln was in court on Nov. 24 and released on her own recognizance. She is due back in court on Dec. 18.

Nick November 29, 2012 at 05:03 PM
Regarding the 1.8 blood alcohol content listed above ... any person with that reading would be quite dead! The reading should be .08 or above!
Dave M. November 29, 2012 at 07:30 PM
It probably should have said ".18". That's more than twice the legal limit and he'd still be alive.


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