Crimes Nearby: West Babylon Man Fatally Shot

Patch reports on crimes from other communities on Long Island.

A look at crime reported recently in Long Island communities.

West Babylon

The Suffolk County Police Department are i, 18, of West Babylon, early Sunday morning. Police were called to 568 Centerwood Street at around 1:30 a.m. after multiple 911 callers reported hearing gunshots and finding a man lying in the street. They found Capers lying in the roadway near 568 Centerwood Street. According to police, Capers had been shot a short distance away at 25 St. John Place.


A Sayville man pleaded not guilty to five counts of illegal surveillance activity Thursday. Christian Lee, 24, was first arrested May 23 for allegedly installing a camera in a women’s employee bathroom at a Fire Island Pines bar and taping bathroom user activity on a PC, according to Suffolk Police.


The Detective Division is investigating a stabbing that took place on Sunday in Greenport, police said. A 23-year-old man was stabbed once to the abdomen by an unknown subject and then transported himself to where he was treated, police said.

Long Beach

Long Beach police went on a high-speed chase Thursday night that ended with the wanted motorist plowing his car into a police cruiser and knocking it into seven other vehicles in the Canals neighborhood. Jabori Gibson, 21, of Roosevelt, who police characterize as a violent drug dealer with a record, was arrested and charged with several violations: reckless driving, reckless endangerment, assault, criminal possession of stolen property, fleeing a police officer, leaving the scene of an accident, criminal possession of a narcotic drug with intent to sell and operating a motor vehicle while impaired by a drug.


Robbers tied up and beat a man inside his East Massapequa home early Monday, before they were arrested, police said. The incident happened at 12:17 a.m. as Louis Hines, 24, and Dashawn Combs, 25, of Copiague and Herman Monroe of Amityville allegedly entered the Francine Avenue home through an unlocked rear door. The 22-year-old victim was home alone and the three men tied him up and struck him in the head and face, cops said. The robbers took two flat screen TVs, jewelry, two iPhones, car keys and an unknown amount of cash, before fleeing the scene in the victim's 2010 Nissan. Suffolk County Police spotted the suspects in Amityville a short time later and found the car nearby, police said. The other stolen items weren't found, police said. The three men were charged with robbery, burglary, and unlawful imprisonment, police said.

William Bailey September 07, 2012 at 11:47 PM
Minorities are destroying the island folks ! Coming to a neighborhood near you !
WITCHN September 20, 2012 at 06:02 AM
Really, minorities? Cause no white man has ever been involved in something like that. Not only is your comment racist, its ignorant. Criminals come in all colors, shapes and sizes. Get out in the world bud, and see whats really happening. It has nothing to do with minorities....


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