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Man Arrested for Multiple Acts of Criminal Mischief

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Suffolk County Police arrested a Deer Park man last night for damaging the tires on more than 19 vehicles in the Deer Park area during the past month.

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Deer Park, NY - November 10, 2014 - Suffolk County Police arrested a Deer Park man last night for damaging the tires on more than 19 vehicles in the Deer Park area during the past month.

First Precinct Crime Section officers John Focas and Madeline Cunningham were investigating several incidents of vandalism to vehicles in the parking lots of the Deer Park Library, Deer Park Bowl, and various supermarkets when they discovered many more connected incidents in which the tires were punctured with a sharp object. The incidents occurred from early October to the beginning of November.

Scott Silverman, 56, of 68 Irving Avenue, Deer Park was arrested in connection with these cases and has been charged with 19 counts of Criminal Mischief 4th Degree and one count of Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree. He is being held at the First Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned today at First District Court in Central Islip.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with any information about other victims of this crime are asked to call the First Precinct Crime Section at 631-854-8126.