ID Released For 22-Year-Old From Valley Stream Killed In North Woodmere DWI Crash ID Released For 22-Year-Old From Valley Stream Killed In North Woodmere DWI Crash
ID Released For 22-Year-Old From Valley Stream Killed In North Woodmere DWI Crash The identity has been released of a passenger killed in a single-vehicle Long Island crash involving an allegedly drunk driver. It happened around 4:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 in North Woodmere. A 2023 Toyota traveling on Rosedale Road near the intersection of Lawrence Court lost control and overturned, Nassau County Police said.  After an investigation, the driver, Aaron Cooper, age 26, of Lindenhurst, was arrested without incident, said police. The passenger, a 22-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene by a Nassau County Police Department medic. He has now been ide…
Recognize These Scammers? Duo Pose As Masonry Workers In Elmont, Police Say Recognize These Scammers? Duo Pose As Masonry Workers In Elmont, Police Say
Recognize These Scammers? Duo Pose As Masonry Workers In Elmont, Police Say Police are searching for a pair of scammers who pretended to be construction workers and stole over $200,000 from a Long Island resident. The scam started in Elmont in November 2023 and lasted through Tuesday, Feb. 6, according to Nassau County Police. A pair of people, who posed as masonry workers, visited a 70-year-old man’s home. They told him that they would perform the necessary repairs his home needed. The victim agreed, and over the next two months, the duo came back to the house and each time claimed that there was more damage that needed repair. Each time, the scammers allege…
37-Year-Old Woman Struck By 2 Vehicles Who Flee Scene On Long Island 37-Year-Old Woman Struck By 2 Vehicles Who Flee Scene On Long Island
37-Year-Old Woman Struck By 2 Vehicles Who Flee Scene On Long Island An investigation is underway after a local woman was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash on a Long Island roadway overnight. See New Update: Alleged Hit-Run Driver Nabbed In Crash Injuring Woman Near Brentwood LIRR Station The incident happened around 3 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 11 in Brentwood. The 37-year-old was walking southbound on Brentwood Road at the Long Island Rail Road crossing when she was struck by a gray sedan and then a blue sedan, Suffolk County Police said. The woman, a resident of Brentwood, was transported to South Shore University Hospital in Ba…
Couple's Fentanyl With 'Zombie Drug' Sold Outside Long Island Nursing Home, Feds Say Couple's Fentanyl With 'Zombie Drug' Sold Outside Long Island Nursing Home, Feds Say
Couple's Fentanyl With 'Zombie Drug' Sold Outside Long Island Nursing Home, Feds Say A Long Island couple is facing federal charges after allegedly selling enough fentanyl to potentially kill hundreds of thousands. Levar Jackson, age 44, and Jaclyn Misuraca, age 45, both of Islip Terrace, were arraigned on charges of conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in Central Islip federal court on Wednesday, Feb. 7. Prosecutors said the pair sold nearly 270 grams of the drug in public locations across Long Island between May 2023 and January 2024. The drugs were allegedly sold in broad daylight, including in residential areas and outside of stores. Several of the transactions took plac…
Drunk Freeport Man Who Refused To Leave East Meadow Eatery Injures Responding Officer: Police Drunk Freeport Man Who Refused To Leave East Meadow Eatery Injures Responding Officer: Police
Drunk Freeport Man Who Refused To Leave East Meadow Eatery Injures Responding Officer: Police A local man has been accused of sparking an incident when he was intoxicated by refusing to leave a Long Island eatery, and then injuring a responding officer, police say. It happened around 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9 in East Meadow. Officers were flagged down for a disturbance at Qdoba Mexican Eats located at 2160 Hempstead Turnpike.  Upon arrival, officers were informed that Joshua Vallejo, age 42, of Freeport, was intoxicated, causing a disturbance and refusing to leave, Nassau County Police said. During the investigation, Vallejo became violent and combative, causing a struggle t…
24-Year-Old Nabbed For Performing Stunts With BMW On Long Island, Police Say 24-Year-Old Nabbed For Performing Stunts With BMW On Long Island, Police Say
24-Year-Old Nabbed For Performing Stunts With BMW On Long Island, Police Say A man has been charged after police say he unlawfully performed stunts in public with a car on Long Island. In response to numerous community complaints, Suffolk County Police First Precinct Crime Section officers were monitoring several areas for unlawful street gatherings when they came upon a large group of vehicles in Melville at around 10:15 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10. Officers observed Asad Zulfiqar, age 24, of Brooklyn, performing donuts as he drove a 2024 BMW M3 Competition among several other vehicles while numerous pedestrians watched, police said. Zulfiqar was arrest…
NYC Pizza Chain Opens First Long Island Location In Greenvale NYC Pizza Chain Opens First Long Island Location In Greenvale
NYC Pizza Chain Opens First Long Island Location In Greenvale An eatery offering various types of pies, heroes, and more has branched out from Manhattan, setting up shop on Long Island for the first time. Marinara Pizza, which started in New York City with a mission to create delicious pies with fresh ingredients, opened up its Greenvale location in December 2023. Located at 5 Glen Cove Road, the pizza joint has classic slices — think Margherita and white sauce — in addition to less traditional options such as a slice of penne vodka (topped with actual pasta) or salad pizza. Not feeling pizza? Marinara also serves up pinwheels, heroes, salads, a…
4 Stabbed Near Valley Stream Bar, Suspects At Large: Police 4 Stabbed Near Valley Stream Bar, Suspects At Large: Police
4 Stabbed Near Valley Stream Bar, Suspects At Large: Police A suspect or suspects remain at large after four people were hospitalized when a fight at a Long Island bar spilled out the street. Original report: 4 Hospitalized After Fight At Valley Stream Bar Spills Out Onto Street It happened on Saturday, Feb. 3 in Valley Stream, according to Nassau County Police. At approximately 3:30 a.m., police found the victims — a 33-year-old man, a 34-year-old man, a 31-year-old woman, and a 26-year-old woman — near the intersection of North Central Avenue and West Merrick Road. All had lacerations and stab wounds. Earlier in the night, the group o…
26-Year-Old Accused Of Driving Drunk In North Woodmere After Crash Kills Passenger, Age 22 26-Year-Old Accused Of Driving Drunk In North Woodmere After Crash Kills Passenger, Age 22
26-Year-Old Accused Of Driving Drunk In North Woodmere After Crash Kills Passenger, Age 22 A Long Island man accused of driving drunk is facing a host of charges, including manslaughter, after his passenger was killed in an overnight crash. Click here for a new, updated story: ID Released For 22-Year-Old From Valley Stream Killed In North Woodmere DWI Crash It happened around 4:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 in North Woodmere. A 2023 Toyota traveling on Rosedale Road near the intersection of Lawrence Court lost control and overturned, Nassau County Police said.  After an investigation, the driver, Aaron Cooper, age 26, of Lindenhurst, was arrested without incident, …
Home Invasion: CT Man Accused Of Traveling 150 Miles Before Assault, Burglary At NY Residence Home Invasion: CT Man Accused Of Traveling 150 Miles Before Assault, Burglary At NY Residence
Home Invasion: CT Man Accused Of Traveling 150 Miles Before Assault, Burglary At NY Residence A Connecticut man has been accused of violating an order of protection after traveling around 150 miles to commit a home invasion in upstate New York. Just before 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8, New York State Police in Saratoga County responded to a home in the town of Wilton for the report of an assault with a knife. The investigation determined New Haven County resident Thomas A. Rivera, age 50, of Naugatuck, reportedly traveled to the location unexpectedly and uninvited.  "He allegedly entered the house without permission and assaulted the victim with a knife, causing serious but n…
Fatal Overdose In Levittown Leads To Arrest Of Long Island Man Fatal Overdose In Levittown Leads To Arrest Of Long Island Man
Fatal Overdose In Levittown Leads To Arrest Of Long Island Man A Long Island man has been charged in connection to an investigation of a fatal overdose. The overdose occurred in Levittown, Nassau County Police said. On Friday afternoon, Feb. 9, after the probe by Narcotics and Vice Squad detectives, Amityville resident Maurice Leake, age 55, was apprehended. Police say Leake was found to have three plastic bags containing cocaine, 39 plastic bags containing crack cocaine and 14 plastic bags containing heroin. Leake has been charged with: Criminal sale of a controlled substance in the first, and second degrees, and two counts of criminal sale of a …
Half-Million Dollar Scheme: Glen Cove Broker Admits Swindling Clients Half-Million Dollar Scheme: Glen Cove Broker Admits Swindling Clients
Half-Million Dollar Scheme: Glen Cove Broker Admits Swindling Clients A barred investment broker from Long Island has been admitted to tricking clients into giving him hundreds of thousands of dollars, which he then used to buy luxury cars, plane tickets, and more. Peter Quartararo, age 57 of Glen Cove, pleaded guilty to his charges of grand larceny and more on Friday, Feb. 9, the Nassau County District Attorney announced. According to the charges against him, Quartararo met with six victims from July 2018 through January 2021 and told them he had access to pre-initial public offering stock (or “pre-IPO”) in companies such as Peloton, WeWork, PetCo, and Ai…