Huntington Police blotter: Woman used stolen debit card, store damaged


HUNTINGTON, NY – These are recent arrests made in the Huntington area from May 1 through May 14.

The Suffolk County Police Department released the following information. All charges are charges and do not imply guilt.

  • Amy Kowalewski, 38, of Huntington Station, used a debit card belonging to someone else at Walgreens on New York Avenue in Huntington Station on May 6, police said. She also had a credit card that belonged to someone else, police said. On May 8, Kowalewski pushed a metal shopping cart into the electric glass door of the Community Market on Depot Road in Huntington Station, smashing the door, police said. She attempted to rob Four Loko at the community market, police said. At the police station, it was discovered she had a check that belonged to someone else that had previously been reported stolen from a vehicle, police said. She was arrested and charged with two counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property: possession of a credit card, one count of third-degree identity theft: obtaining property, one count of fifth-degree criminal possession of of stolen property, one count of criminal mischief: reckless property damage over $250 and one count of minor theft on May 12.
  • Greg Whelan, 71, of Huntington, masturbated outside his home in full view of his neighbors at 9.50am on May 10, police said. He was arrested and charged with obscenity: exposing his body in public on May 10.
  • Cesar Cortes, 37, of Central Islip, stole three designer hats from Saks Fifth Avenue at the Walt Whitman Mall in South Huntington at 2.10pm on May 1, police said. He was arrested and charged with fourth degree: grand larceny: property value over $1,000 on May 1.

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