For Immediate Release
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Incident: Man Set Multiple Fires, Burglarized and Robbed Businesses
Location: Wyandanch and Deer Park
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Suffolk County Police First Squad and Arson Section detectives are investigating multiple fires, a burglary and an attempted robbery, committed by the same person, in Wyandanch and Deer Park early this morning.


A man intentionally set fire to a vehicle on Long Island Avenue in Wyandanch at 2:54 a.m., a fence on Grand Boulevard in Wyandanch at 3:53 a.m., a boat on Lake Avenue in Deer Park at 4:12 a.m., a flag on West 22nd Street in Deer Park and a flag on Grand Boulevard in Deer Park 6:33 a.m.


The suspect burglarized and set fire at a business, located at 10 Station Drive in Wyandanch, at 3:19 a.m. A short time later, he attempted to rob an employee at, and set fire to, Sunoco, located at 1580 Straight Path in Wyandanch, at 3:22 a.m.


Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 18-323033
Suffolk County Police Department

To report a crime anonymously, call 1-800-220-TIPS or text “SCPD” and your message to CRIMES (274637) or visit You may be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000 if your tip results in an arrest.