Some of the crimes and arrests reported in other Long Island communities this past week.
A Huntington man was arrested and charged Saturday in the fatal stabbing of his stepfather, Suffolk County police said.
Matthew Hubrins, 28, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Noel Mohammed, 44.
Police were called to 161 Spring Road, Huntington, at 1:20 a.m. Saturday morning after a caller reported a disturbance to police. Mohammed, who lived in the home, was taken to Huntington Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later, according to police.
A statue in the Vision of Hope Garden was stolen from its base at Town Hall Park sometime in late May or early June, according to representatives from the Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition, and are asking for the public's help to find the statue.
The statue, titled "The Spirit of Hope" by sculptor Eileen Barry, was created in 1995 for the garden at .
"The Spirit of Hope" featured a woman in a flowing dress, arms reaching to the sky and on her tip-toes. The statue was prominently featured in the center of the garden, which features a brick layout in the shape of a breast cancer awareness ribbon.
A Brentwood man has pleaded guilty to driving drunk and killing two men — including one from West Islip — in an April 2011 crash on the Wantagh State Parkway.
This past Friday, Oscar Ramirez, 30, entered the guilty plea to Aggravated Vehicular Homicide, two counts of Manslaughter in the Second Degree, and Driving While Intoxicated. A judge agreed to sentence Ramirez to five to 15 years in prison in exchange for his plea. Ramirez is due back in court July 26.