Holtsville lockdown ends with arrest and hospitalization: Suffolk Police

Suffolk Police said they set up a perimeter around Morris Avenue in Holtsville, NY.

FARMINGVILLE, NY AND HOLTSVILLE, NY (OnSachem.com / OnTownMedia.com) — A portion of Holtsville was under lockdown for several hours following a domestic dispute involving the violation of an order of protection, according to Suffolk County Police.

Police said the incident began shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday on Morris Avenue, between Cynthia Drive and Jewel Drive near Chippewa Elementary School. This is the northern edge of Holtsville, just south of Farmingville. 

According to police, a 31-year-old man and his parents had a dispute. Following the dispute, police said the parents exited the Morris Avenue home and flagged down a police officer for help at 8:49 p.m. Police officers arrived at the house and set up a perimeter around the area.

The man was located several blocks away and arrested at 12:52 a.m. Friday, police said. The man was charged with Criminal Contempt 1st Degree. He was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for evaluation, according to police.

According to Suffolk Police and NYCourts.gov, Criminal Contempt 1st Degree is a violation of an order of protection.

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