Hundreds of thousands stolen here and elsewhere

Michael Heller photos

Sean Ludwick was led into court in Central Islip, where he took a plea deal on Tuesday. T.E. McMorrow

Firefighters doused flames after a fire started in a Dumpster and spread to wooden pallets in the Hampton Beverage and Goldberg's Bagels complex Friday night. Gordon Grant photos

Diego Juan Matias of Riverhead, left, and Spencer A. Irving of Port Washington and Hampton Bays were both arraigned on felony drunken driving charges Saturday morning. T.E. McMorrow

Alfonso Garcia, a.k.a. Alfonso Garcia-Aguilar, is being held for deportation to Mexico after pleading guilty in East Hampton Town Justice Court to a charge of drunken driving last Thursday. T.E. McMorrow

A man formerly known as Keen Rodney said last Thursday that he was innocent of the charge that he was driving a taxi in Montauk in June without permission from the company’s owner. T.E. McMorrow