Suffolk County police reported the following arrests:
Philip Castellano, 34, of Smithtown, was arrested in Smithtown on Nov. 28 at 11:38 a.m. on five counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a felony; second-degree burglary, a felony; and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor. Reports state Castellano entered a home through the back door and stole a safe that contained jewelry, paperwork and a handgun.
Adam Kobus, 32, of Smithtown, was arrested in Smithtown on Nov. 28 at 4 p.m. on third-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a felony; fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a felony; criminal possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor; and fourth-degree criminal possession of a firearm, a misdemeanor. Reports state Kobus, while in possession of a Smith and Wesson revolver and marijuana, was also in possession of stolen coins, gold, watches and cash from a burglary.
Joseph Toscano, 32, of Greenlawn, was arrested in Smithtown on Nov. 26 at 10:50 a.m. on fourth-degree grand larceny charges, a felony. Reports state Toscano forged five personal checks that did not belong to him and cashed them.
Matthew Kois, 30, of Northport, was charged in Kings Park on Nov. 11 with removing a vehicle identification number, a felony. Police said Kois removed the vehicle identification number from a 1977 and 1980 Chevy Corvette According to police, Kois was selling the cars for parts and is not registered to do so.
Police are looking for a man who they say stole merchandise from Macy's in the Smith Haven Mall in September.
According to police, a man described as black in his mid 20s, approximately 6-feet tall stole three Ralph Lauren shirts on Sept. 10. The unknown man was wearing blue jeans, a gray hooded sweatshirt and a Boston Red Sox hat at the time of the theft.
A reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest is being offered by Suffolk County Crime Stoppers, and anonymous calls can be made to 1-800-220-TIPS.
Thieves broke into four cars in the parking lot of AMC Loews Stony Brook movie theater Friday night and stole valuable property, Suffolk police said Tuesday.
The four incidents, which took place between 7 p.m. and midnight, are being investigated as instances of criminal mischief and petty larceny.
According to police reports, in all four instances a car window was broken. The stolen property included two cell phones, a laptop, a Gucci pocketbook, a backpack and a duffel bag.