Southampton Town Police officers subdued and arrested a man who, according to Town Police Chief Steven Skrynecki, was threatening officers with knives, and possibly trying to commit â€śsuicide by cop.â€ť After receiving report of a woman involved in a physical domestic situation, just before 10:30 on the night of January 19, several patrol units, detectives and New York State Police Troopers responded to a residence in Hampton Bays. The man, 19-year-old Eric Criollo, came out of the house brandishing two knives, police said. He approached one of the Troopers in a threatening manner, then fled. Securing a perimeter around the ...
by Kitty Merrill
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