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Investigation Into Fatal Long Island Overdose Leads To Charges For Man, Woman

Robert Brinkley
Robert Brinkley Photo Credit: Nassau County Police

A man and woman are facing charges after an investigation into a fatal drug overdose on Long Island that occurred on Saturday, Dec. 5 just before 7:30 p.m. in Massapequa, police announced.

The investigation by the Long Island Heroin Taskforce into the fatal overdose of a Nassau County resident led to the arrest of Robert Brinkley, age 45, of Amityville, and Felice Streeter, age 57, of Wyandanch, according to Nassau County Police Narcotics/Vice Squad Detectives.

Brinkley was charged with:

  • Three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance,
  • Three counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. 

He is due to be arraigned on Sunday, Dec. 6 in Mineola.

Streeter was charged with second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana. She was issued an appearance ticket for February, 2021. 

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