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Suffolk police shoot, kill knife-wielding man in "confrontation" in Shirley
Suffolk County police officers shot and killed a man holding a knife in Shirley on Saturday, police said. Homicide squad detectives are investigating the shooting at 12:30 p.m. on Rockledge Drive, police said.
Riverhead Blotter: Riverhead man arrested on drug charges
State police arrested a Riverhead man on drug charges Saturday. After being stopped for a traffic violation on Flanders Road in Riverside, cops found Peter Rosado, 26, to be in possession of Alprazolam and marijuana around 9:22 p.m.
Man Crashes Into Pedestrian, Pole, Charged With DWI: Cops
MASTIC, NY — A man was charged with driving while intoxicated after hitting a pedestrian and a pole in a Shirley crash Friday night, police said. According to Suffolk County Police, Steven Reid, 46, of Wyandanch, was arrested at 11:37 p.m. and charged with DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation of
Local Homeless Man, Living In Truck For 7 Years, Needs Help
MATTITUCK, NY — A local homeless man on the North Fork who's been living in his truck desperately needs a new vehicle — and community members are opening their hearts to help.
Riverhead firefighters douse house fire in Riverside Saturday afternoon
Riverhead firefighters made a quick stop of a house fire on Brown Street in Riverside this afternoon. Firefighters responded to the two o’clock alarm at a single-family home off Old Quogue Road.
Investigators: Man ran ecstasy 'cook lab' out of Mastic home
Federal officials say an intercepted package led them to uncover a "cook lab" inside a Mastic home that was being used to produce ecstasy. Teams with Homeland Security Investigations, Suffolk police and other agencies descended on the Roda Drive home on Friday, with some officers in hazmat suits. Ph
Porch poacher steals packages from Deer Park home
Suffolk County police are investigating after responding to a report of packages stolen from a Deer Park home on West 24th Street on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Alicia Neuner, 30, said a man wearing all black and a white mask took about $200 worth of Christmas gifts from her porch. (Credit: Alicia Neune
Etta Margaret Mack Spellman, 85
Etta Margaret Mack Spellman transitioned into eternal glory with our Lord and Savior on December 6, 2018. She was a longtime resident and pillar in the Riverhead community, and she was a member of the Riverhead and Southampton Churches of Christ for over 50 years. Her Christianity and her family was
Southold Blotter: Police respond to fight at Southold High School
Police responded to a report of two males fighting at Southold High School last Wednesday around 3 p.m., police said. A Southold man said another Southold man grabbed him by the neck and threw him to the ground. The alleged attacker responded to headquarters and was arrested after a request was made
Police: Suffolk man with 65 license suspensions caught in stolen car
Police say 65 license suspensions didn't stop a North Lindenhurst man from getting behind the wheel. Oscar Ronquillo was pulled over Friday morning in West Babylon. Police say he was driving a stolen Honda when they spotted him on Fulton Street.
Worker gets trapped in dirt pit at new Riverhead development
Walls of dirt collapsed Friday as construction workers were installing a cesspool at a new home on AJ Court in Riverhead, burying one worker up to his waist. Officials say they got the call around 3 p.m. Friday to a new housing development. The worker was buried down in the pit, unable to get out.
Runaway Riverhead Teen Missing: Police
RIVERHEAD, NY — Police are asking for the public's help to find a missing runaway teen from Riverhead. According to Riverhead Police, Josue Aguirre, 16, was last seen on Wednesday at 2:45 p.m. at his home in Riverhead; he left on a bicycle and his whereabouts are unknown.
Man charged with vehicular manslaughter after fatal Nesconset crash, DA says
Authorities said Jesse Santucci was driving a 2018 Audi on Rosevale Avenue on Sept. 29 when he struck Kevin Hartnett, 26, who was walking northbound on the shoulder of the road at the time.
Authorities find drugs, chemicals in Mastic drug lab; 1 in custody
Multiple law enforcement agencies, including Homeland Security Investigations, were dismantling on Friday what officials say was a drug lab operating out of a Mastic home. Law enforcement officials say they first found drugs inside the Roda Drive home on Thursday night. On Friday, hazmat crews were
Apartment tenant deals with faulty outlets, dead CO detector, mold
A Suffolk County tenant says she is getting help with her complaints about her apartment thanks to News 12 Long Island. For almost four years, Alexa Avellino has lived at the Fairfield Village at Coram apartment complex without issue. Then a few months ago, she says there were some electrical outlet
Man trapped in hole while installing septic system in Riverhead, police say
Two men working at a construction site fell into a hole while trying to install a septic system and one worker needed help escaping, Riverhead Town police said Friday. The incident happened at 3 p.m. near Doctors Path, police said. One man freed himself from the hole while the other man became trapp
Police Seek Woman Who Stole Cell Phone From Bank
Suffolk County detectives are asking for the public's help to identify and locate a woman who stole a cell phone from a bank in October. According to police, a woman stole an iPhone 7 that was left by a customer on the counter at Citibank at 4800 Nesconset Highway in Port Jefferson Station on Oct. 8
Rally backs bill to limit flavored e-cigarettes in Suffolk County
Physicians, parents and educators rallied outside the Suffolk County Legislature building Thursday afternoon to support a proposed bill to limit flavored e-cigarettes and liquid nicotine in Suffolk County.
Long Island Cares Mobile Food Distribution in Suffolk County
Long Island Cares will be offering mobile food distribution in Suffolk County during December to assist those in need around us. Below are the remaining events for the month:. Tuesday, December 18th – Copiague Public Library (11am-12pm)
Holtsville man sentenced to the maximum prison time in cop-dragging case
A Suffolk judge on Friday sentenced a Holtsville steamfitter who dragged a police officer after a traffic stop to the maximum of 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison for driving while intoxicated.