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Raid On LI Drug Lab Leads To Hazmat Situation: HSI
MASTIC, NY — A Department of Homeland Security investigation led to the discovery of a drug lab in Mastic and a hazmat situation, officials said. According to Rachael Yong Yow, ICE spokesperson, the investigation led to home on Roda Drive where a drug lab was operating. She said while marijuana was
Another Zombie House Razed In Mastic Beach; Open Space Preserved
MASTIC BEACH, NY — Another zombie house in Mastic Beach has been razed as part of Brookhaven Town Councilman's Dan Panico's ongoing crusade to restore quality of life to the community.
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
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
Feds bust apparent drug lab operation out of Long Island home
MASTIC, Long Island (WABC) -- Federal authorities are dismantling an apparent drug lab operating out of a home on Long Island Friday. The house on Roda Drive in Mastic appears to have been used to manufacture ecstasy and growing hydroponic marijuana.
Police seek suspect who robbed Lake Grove gas station at knifepoint
Police are searching for the person who injured a clerk in a gas station robbery in Lake Grove Friday. It happened at the Conoco on Middle Country Road around 5:30 p.m. Officials say the suspect pulled out a knife, demanded cash and then took off with the money.
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
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.
Ecstasy 'cook lab,' marijuana growhouse raided in Mastic, federal officials say
Federal and local law enforcement officers in hazmat suits raided an ecstasy "cook lab" and marijuana growhouse in Mastic Friday, federal officials said. Authorities found "barrels of chemicals" and a "large quantity" of marijuana plants that led them to conclude the house on Roda Drive was being us
Sources: NYC Employee Ran Sophisticated Drug Lab Out of Girlfriend's Home on Long Island
A New York City employee has been arrested, accused of operating an ecstasy and marijuana growhouse out of his girlfriend's home on Long Island, law enforcement sources said. Sources said the home on Roda Drive in Mastic is one of the most sophisticated drug labs investigators have ever worked on. W
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.
Man killed, firefighters hurt in massive Long Island house fire
MEDFORD, Suffolk County (WABC) -- One person was killed and two firefighters were injured in a massive fire that tore through a home on Long Island late Tuesday. The flames broke out just before 11 p.m. inside the home on Oregon Avenue in Medford.
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.
Fire crews responding to trench rescue in Riverhead
Multiple fire crews are responding to a trench rescue reported off Doctors Path in Riverhead Friday afternoon. Reports indicate at least one person was buried up to their waist, in a trench 15 feet deep.
Last of seven alleged crime family members sentenced in Central Islip
The three defendants were charged in a superseding indictment involving seven defendants in all charged with racketeering conspiracy, including predicate acts of drug trafficking, loan sharking, gambling and obstruction of justice, prosecutors said.
Driver dies in Northern State Parkway crash, police say
The driver of a pickup truck was killed after he crashed into trees along the Northern State Parkway in Dix Hills Thursday night, authorities said. The man was going east when he veered off the road just west of Exit 42, Route 231, State Police said. He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead, p
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)
Police Offering $5K Reward For Info On Murder Of LI Woman
WYANDANCH, NY - Suffolk Police announced on Thursday they are still seeking the public's help to identify and locate the person or people who murdered a woman in Wyandanch about three years ago.
William Floyd Middle School Teacher’s “Lights Map” Sure to Brighten Holiday
(Moriches, NY) To help spread holiday cheer and encourage families to enjoy the holiday lights that only come around this time of year, William Floyd Middle School general music teacher Jonathan Dignam has compiled a list of the locations of the best decorated homes in Nassau and Suffolk counties on
Medford: 5 Open Houses To Stop By (PICS)
MEDFORD, NY — If you're searching for a new home, there's a good chance you've already combed through all the internet listings for your area. And while you've probably gotten a decent idea of what these houses are like from the images, there's just no comparison to witnessing the real thing.