Officers Help Revive Infant

Two Suffolk County police officers helped revive an infant who was having difficulty breathing in Huntington Station today.

Second Precinct Patrol Officer Michael Lavrovsky and Police Officer Joseph Reilly were dispatched to a call of an infant in respiratory distress at 76 1st Ave., at approximately 4:10 p.m. The officers arrived within two minutes and upon entering the residence they observed a five-month-old infant boy turning blue and having difficulty breathing. Officer Lavrovsky began administering first aid by delivering back blows to clear the airway, while Officer Reilly assisted.

Huntington Community First Aid Squad arrived as the officers prepared the victim for transport. Officer Lavrovsky accompanied the victim in the ambulance and continued to ensure the airway was clear and administered oxygen. Officer Reilly coordinated other units to shutdown major intersections along New York Avenue en route to Huntington Hospital. The victim was transported to Huntington Hospital where he was in stable condition.


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Police Officer Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run in Huntington to be Released from Hospital

Police Officer Nicholas Guerrero and his partner were struck by a vehicle fleeing a traffic stop on Partridge Lane in Huntington on September 22. Officer Guerrero suffered a serious head injury and was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital where he has been since the incident. Officer Guerrero  is to be released from Stony Brook University Hospital tomorrow and transported to a rehabilitation facility.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Suffolk County Police Commissioner Edward Webber and Stony Brook University Hospital Chief, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care, Dr. James Vosswinkel will be holding a news conference tomorrow to discuss the recovery and release of Guerrero. County Executive Bellone and Commissioner Webber will discuss Officer Guerrero, both professionally and personally. Dr. Vosswinkel will address Officer Guerrero’s injuries and treatment. Officer Guerrero will be available for photos/video as he is released from the hospital into a waiting ambulance to be transported to a rehabilitation facility. Members of the department will be on hand to support the officer as he is released from hospital.



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Woman Found Stabbed and Dead in Huntington Station


According to preliminary police reports, a woman with apparent stab wounds to her torso was found dead in Huntington Station, on Lynch Street near Depot Road, late last night. A pedestrian is said to have reported seeing the body lying in the street at approximately 11:30 p.m.

Police and rescue crews responded, but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene by the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

Second Precinct police officers responded to Lynch Street after a 911 caller reported a woman injured, lying in the street. When officers arrived, they found Maggie Rosales, 18, had been stabbed in the torso.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or anonymously Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

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Huntington Station Man Arrested for Series of Commercial Burglaries

Anthony Myles was arrested

Anthony Myles of Huntington Station was arrested yesterday for 16 commercial burglaries.

Suffolk County Police arrested a Huntington Station man yesterday for committing 16 commercial burglaries at various locations in Suffolk County during the last five months.

Second Precinct detectives investigating an identified county crime pattern, arrested Anthony Myles for several recent commercial burglaries at 3:55 p.m in Farmingdale. Following the arrest, it was determined that Myles, 50, was linked to nine burglaries in the Second Precinct area, five in the First Precinct area, one in the Third Precinct area and one in the Fourth Precinct area for a total of 16 burglaries.

Myles, of 33 E. 4th St., Huntington Station, has been charged with sixteen counts of Burglary 3rd Degree.  According to a Village Tattler investigative reporter, Myles resides in an non-owner occupied house with an accessory apartment, owned by Community Properties of Northport.

He is being held at the Second Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned this morning at First District Court in Central Islip. The investigation is continuing and detectives are asking anyone with information to contact the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.




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Mother Arrested After Leaving 10-Month-Old in Vehicle in Huntington Station

Tirza Artiga-Acosta was arrested after leaving her 10-month-old baby in an unattended vehicle at Target in Huntington Station.

Tirza Artiga-Acosta was arrested after leaving her 10-month-old baby in an unattended vehicle at Target in Huntington Station.

Suffolk County Police today arrested a Huntington Station woman after she left her 10-month-old baby boy unattended in a car while she shopped at a Huntington Station store.

A woman noticed a baby crying in a vehicle in the parking lot of Target, located at 124 East Jericho Turnpike at 2:12 p.m. The woman, with the assistance of another customer, used a car antenna to open the car and rescue the baby. The woman then called 911. When police responded, they located the baby’s mother, Tirza Artiga-Acosta, who had been shopping for approximately 30 minutes.

The baby was transported by Huntington Community First Aid Squad to Huntington Hospital for evaluation. The baby was released to a family member.

Artiga-Acosta, 20, of 32 West Hills Road, Huntington Station, was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child and will be arraigned on a later date.

A notification was made to Suffolk County Department of Social Services Child Protective Services Bureau.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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