Crimes Nearby: St. James Driver Flees Scene of Car Accident

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



Gregory Marshall, 43, of St. James, was arrested on Dec. 28 in Smithtown on misdemeanor charges of leaving first offense. Reports state Marshall fled the scene of an accident at the intersection of Marshall Moriches Road at Fairfield Drive where he struck a 2012 Mercedes in his 1995 Honda, causing injury to the driver.

Wilmer Velasquez, 36, of Centereach, was arrested on Dec. 28 in Smithtown on Petit Larceny charges, a misdemeanor. Reports state Velasquez stole clothing from Sears in the Smith Haven Mall.

Joseph Welling, 22, of Smithtown, was arrested on Dec. 20 in Smithtown on fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property charges for being in possession of a stolen credit card, a felony; fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a misdemeanor; and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance charges, a misdemeanor. Reports state Welling was in possession of a Visa signature credit card that belonged to another person and a doctor's prescription pad. The report also states Welling was also in possession of heroin. 

Miller Place-Rocky Point 

A 34-year-old Rocky Point man was charged with a felony under Leandra’s Law on Friday afterSouthampton Town police said he struck a utility pole in Speonk head-on while his two-year-old was in the car. According to police, Timothy Shaw, who had a prior DWI conviction, was slapped with a second felony for DWI, as well as with charges of endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor; open alcohol in a motor vehicle and several other traffic violations.


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