Crimes Nearby: Man Stabbed in Neck

Also this week, counterfeit cash was reported being used at Home Depot.

The following information was supplied by the Suffolk County police department. A criminal charge is only an accusation and does not indicate guilt.


• Police were called to a residence on 8th Avenue in East Northport Aug. 15 at 12:50 a.m. after a man was stabbed with a knife, officials said.

According to police, Derek Loper, 22, took a knife and stabbed another man in the back of the neck, causing significant bleeding and pain. The victim was hospitalized, police said.

Police did not say what led to the violence. Loper was charged with assault in the with intent to cause physical injury with a weapon in the second degree, a felony.


• A thief may be walking around with used electronics and a new hairdo after breaking into two Jericho Turnpike stores. 

Suffolk County police said they received an alert at 3 a.m. Sunday that an alarm had gone off at Quag's Buy, Sell & Trade at 975 West Jericho Turnpike in Smithtown.

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• Imani Parker, 22, of Roosevelt, was arrested Aug. 23 in South Setauket and charged with first-degree possession of a forged instrument, a felony. According to a police report, Parker allegedly used fake currency at Home Depot on Pond Path at about 8 p.m.


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