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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
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.
Hauppauge law firm turns into toy store for family holiday giveaways
Sally Brody of Mastic says she knows no greater feeling than when her children open their gifts on Christmas morning and declare, “Mommy, this is exactly what I wanted.” Thanks to a Hauppauge law firm’s annual toy giveaway on Sunday, Brody and more than 200 other Long Island families will provide Ch
Missing: Have You Seen This Area College Student Or His Car?
A 20-year-old college student from the area has gone missing and authorities are asking for the public's help in locating him. Michael McLaughlin, of Cornwall in Orange County, attends Stony Brook University in Suffolk County on Long Island.
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
Prosecutors: NYC employee arrested for producing ‘ecstasy’
MASTIC, N.Y. (AP) — A package from China led authorities to a Long Island home where prosecutors say a city employee from the Department of Environmental Protection ran a lab that produced the dangerous drug called “ecstasy.” Joseph Guida was behind bars Saturday, accused of making enough of the add
Fire Rips Through Abandoned Home In Pre-Dawn Hours: Cops
SHIRLEY, NY — A fire ripped through a home in Shirley early Sunday morning, police said. According to Suffolk County Police, a call came in at 2:45 a.m. about a house fire on Flintlock Drive — and it appeared the house was vacant.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
Police Probe Spate Of Tire Slashings On Long Island
CORAM, NY (CBSNewYork) – Residents at the Fairfield apartment complex in Coram woke up Wednesday to an unsettling scene. “It’s horrible because it’s usually a pretty quiet place,” a resident named Shirley told CBS2.
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.
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.
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)