Crimes Nearby: Police Investigating Greenport Stabbing

The following information was supplied by police departments on the East End. A criminal charge is only an accusation and does not indicate guilt.


• The Detective Division is investigating a stabbing that took place on Sunday at 4 a.m. on the corner of Washington Avenue and Middleton Road in Greenport, police said. A 23-year-old male Hispanic subject was stabbed once to the abdomen by an unknown subject and then transported himself to where he was treated, police said. There is no further information available at this time.


• James Licausi, 43, of Riverside, was charged with third degree robbery, a D felony, in Riverside at 5:18 p.m. on Sept. 2 on County Road 104. Police reported that Licausi had struck a man in the face the day before at 5:50 a.m. on Vail Avenue in Riverside, bit his left arm and then forcibly removed the victim's wallet and fled the area on a bicycle.

• A woman allegedly swiped a Kmart shopper's purse, which included cash and a debit card -- and then used the card around town. According to Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and detectives from the Riverhead police department, authorities are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the individual who allegedly stole a purse belonging to a woman who was shopping at K-Mart on Route 58 in Riverhead on March 12, at approximately 2:35 p.m. Later that day, an unknown woman allegedly used the debit card illegally to purchase merchandise in several stores in Riverhead and Hampton Bays, police said. The shopper later discovered that her pocketbook was missing. The purse was subsequently found and returned to the owner, with the debit card and $164 in cash missing.

• Riverhead Town police and Suffolk County Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the person who tried to pry open the night deposit box at a local bank in Riverhead on Saturday.According to authorities, an unknown suspect entered the rear parking lot of the Suffolk County National Bank, located at 1201 Ostrander Avenue in Riverhead on Saturday at approximately 11:15 p.m. The subject allegedly approached the night time deposit box and, using a crow bar, tried to pry it open. The box, which was valued at approximately $8,000, was damaged during the incident.


• Matthew J. McGuire, 22, of Springs, was arrested twice in one week; the first on a disorderly conduct charge at his home last week, and the second of which came after he allegedly tried to flee police,  and suffered a head injury just days later. His run-ins with  began on Aug. 26, when he was charged with disorderly conduct. Five days later, , awaiting a flat-bed truck, when McGuire drove by in a 2005 Chevrolet, going north, at a high rate of speed at about 2:50 a.m. He was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, all misdemeanors, and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a felony. 


• Lisa Maria Falcone — a 48-year-old film producer and wife of hedge fund manager Phil Falcone — was under the influence of alcohol and prescription drugs when she crashed in Bridgehampton on Saturday afternoon, according to police. said they were called to the scene of the accident at 2:25 p.m. near the intersection of Montauk Highway and Hayground Road, where Falcone, driving a 2004 Mercedes four-door, struck another vehicle. No injuries were reported. Falcone now faces misdemeanor charges of driving while ability impaired by the combined influence of alcohol and drugs. She was arraigned in over the weekend and released on her own recognizance.

• arrested Laurence Levy, 57, of Mastic, in Southampton on Aug. 29 at 1:44 p.m. after Levy was involved in what cops called a “road rage” incident that occurred on County Road 39 near Shrubland Road. Police said Levy was driving his 2003 Chevrolet eastbound when he began chasing a 2011 Porsche “in a reckless manner.” He then deliberately rear-ended the Porsche, according to police. No injuries related to the chase and subsequent crash were reported. Levy was charged with reckless endangerment in the second degree, a misdemeanor, as well as speeding and failure to signal, both traffic infractions, and harassment in the second degree, a violation.


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