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Man Caught Stealing Cash From Co-Worker, Leading To Arrest For Other Long Island Crimes: Police Man Caught Stealing Cash From Co-Worker, Leading To Arrest For Other Long Island Crimes: Police
Man Caught Stealing Cash From Co-Worker, Leading To Arrest For Other Long Island Crimes: Police Police arrested a Long Island man for a string of crimes after he was caught swiping money from his coworker’s purse. The incident occurred in Wantagh on Monday, April 8, according to Nassau County Police. Just after noon on that day, 21-year-old Jaquore Blaylock had allegedly taken cash from his coworker’s purse, which was inside her desk at the Merrick Jeep Chrysler Dodge, located at 3614 Sunrise Highway, where both worked. When police arrived at the dealership to arrest him, Blaylock fled the scene on foot. He was later nabbed near the intersection of Oakland Avenue and Locust Avenue,…
Duo Flee Traffic Stop, Crash Into Another Car On Long Island Duo Flee Traffic Stop, Crash Into Another Car On Long Island
Duo Flee Traffic Stop, Crash Into Another Car On Long Island Two men driving a U-Haul were arrested after they initially ran away from a traffic stop on Long Island, but crashed into another car after fleeing, police said. The series of events unfolded on Tuesday, March 19 in Hempstead, according to the New York State Police. At approximately 8 p.m. that evening, police pulled over 31-year-old Antuan E. Mansfield and 29-year-old Bryant McGlawn, in a U-Haul near exit 27 of the westbound Southern State Parkway. However, the pair fled in the truck, leading to a pursuit that ended abruptly when the two ran into another car on Merrick Avenue at North …
Half-Million Dollar Scheme: Long Island Broker Admits Swindling Clients Half-Million Dollar Scheme: Long Island Broker Admits Swindling Clients
Half-Million Dollar Scheme: Long Island 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…
North Amityville Restaurant Shut Down After 5 Workers Charged During SLA Inspection North Amityville Restaurant Shut Down After 5 Workers Charged During SLA Inspection
North Amityville Restaurant Shut Down After 5 Workers Charged During SLA Inspection Five workers at a Long Island restaurant have been charged after a State Liquor Authority inspection overnight which led to the business being shut down. According to Suffolk County Police, at around 10:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, three patrons inside Casa Bella, located in North Amityville at 577 Broadway, were found in possession of cocaine in plain view. During the investigation, police say unclaimed drugs were also discovered on the floor.  The manager of the restaurant, Henry Segovia, age 34, of West Babylon, was charged with criminal…
Hamptons Resident Alec Baldwin Again Charged With Manslaughter In On-Set Shooting, Report Says Hamptons Resident Alec Baldwin Again Charged With Manslaughter In On-Set Shooting, Report Says
Hamptons Resident Alec Baldwin Again Charged With Manslaughter In On-Set Shooting, Report Says Actor Alec Baldwin is again facing criminal charges in the accidental on-set shooting that killed a cinematographer, The New York Times reports. A New Mexico grand jury indicted the 65-year-old “30 Rock” star on one count of involuntary manslaughter on Friday, Jan. 19, in the death of Halyna Hutchins, according to the outlet. The move came nine months after prosecutors announced they were dropping manslaughter charges against Baldwin citing the need for further investigation. Earlier Report: Not Off Hook Yet: Alec Baldwin Charges Dropped; 'Further Investigation' Needed, DA Says Hut…
Man Admits Threatening Wife's Life, Stockpiling Weapons At Long Island Home Man Admits Threatening Wife's Life, Stockpiling Weapons At Long Island Home
Man Admits Threatening Wife's Life, Stockpiling Weapons At Long Island Home A Long Island man, who reportedly threatened to kill his wife outside of a hospital, also hoarded several ghost guns, ammunition, and more at his home, authorities said. Thomas Saxton, age 36 of East Rockaway, entered his guilty plea on Wednesday, Jan. 10, according to the Nassau County District Attorney. Nearly two years earlier, on Feb. 17, 2022, Saxton allegedly threatened to kill his wife while she was holding their 2-year-old child in her arms outside of a Cohen Children’s Hospital in Queens. He was holding a handgun at the time and was arrested by the NYPD. Earlier Report: …
Trio Nabbed After Armed Robbery Outside Long Island Deli Trio Nabbed After Armed Robbery Outside Long Island Deli
Trio Nabbed After Armed Robbery Outside Long Island Deli Three suspects are in custody after an armed robbery outside a Long Island deli. The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 in Inwood. A 32-year-old man was exiting El Brother Deli & Grocery located at 18 Mott Ave. when he was approached by a group of men brandishing knives and a hammer demanding his money, Nassau Couty Police said.   The victim complied and surrendered an unknown amount of money. The victim then left the scene and contacted police. No injuries were reported. Subsequent to an investigation, detectives located three suspects and placed them un…
School Bus Driver Kidnapped, Raped Long Island Student, DA Says School Bus Driver Kidnapped, Raped Long Island Student, DA Says
School Bus Driver Kidnapped, Raped Long Island Student, DA Says A bus driver from Queens has been indicted after he allegedly kidnapped and raped a high school student multiple times from Long Island, officials announced. Giovanny Campos, age 50, was arraigned on Thursday, Nov. 30 for the alleged crimes, which occurred while he worked as a school bus driver in Valley Stream, according to the Nassau County District Attorney. Earlier Report - Man, 50, Rapes Nassau County Girl: Police Campos, who is from Jamaica, Queens, was employed by Cheese Bus Company when, from January to July 2023, he drove a Valley Stream route from Central High School to …
5 Accused In Potentially 'Deadly' Scheme To Smuggle Fentanyl Into Suffolk County Jail 5 Accused In Potentially 'Deadly' Scheme To Smuggle Fentanyl Into Suffolk County Jail
5 Accused In Potentially 'Deadly' Scheme To Smuggle Fentanyl Into Suffolk County Jail An elaborate scheme to smuggle a potentially deadly amount of fentanyl into a Long Island jail has landed five suspects behind bars, prosecutors said. Suffolk County District Attorney Raymond Tierney and Sheriff Errol Toulon outlined the alleged plot at a press conference at the county municipal campus in Riverhead on Thursday, Nov. 16. According to investigators, corrections officers at the Suffolk County jail first learned of the scheme in August 2023. They were tipped off that an inmate, 35-year-old Jyzir Hamilton, of Hauppauge, was arranging for his girlfriend to have fentanyl-laced pa…
Truck Driver Threatens Medic, Damages Ambulance In Jamesport Road Rage Incident, Police Say Truck Driver Threatens Medic, Damages Ambulance In Jamesport Road Rage Incident, Police Say
Truck Driver Threatens Medic, Damages Ambulance In Jamesport Road Rage Incident, Police Say A dump truck driver is facing charges after allegedly threatening an EMT and damaging an ambulance during a road rage incident on Long Island. The incident happened at around 9:20 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in Jamesport, according to Riverhead Town Police. Emergency crews were responding to a 911 call about an elderly man in need of medical care at a home in Jamesport when a Riverhead Town Volunteer Ambulance Corp vehicle found itself blocked by a dump truck. The ambulance, with its lights and sirens activated, was attempting to make a left turn from West Street onto East Second Street. At t…
Four Nabbed For Cocaine, Oxy, Gun Possessions On Long Island: Police Four Nabbed For Cocaine, Oxy, Gun Possessions On Long Island: Police
Four Nabbed For Cocaine, Oxy, Gun Possessions On Long Island: Police Police arrested a group of four after investigations discovered them housing drugs and multiple guns. The following Uniondale residents were arrested just before 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18 following drug raids, according to Nassau County Police: Gregory Quarles-Williams, age 41; Tiffany Goins-Ford, age 36; Wendell Forrest, age 42; and Darius Forrest, age 34. The search warrants were executed alongside the Drug Enforcement Agents and Homeland Security Investigations. In all, investigators found the quartet were allegedly in possession of the following items: Over two kilograms …
'Unfit To Serve': LI Rep. Pushing To 'Immediately Expel' George Santos From House 'Unfit To Serve': LI Rep. Pushing To 'Immediately Expel' George Santos From House
'Unfit To Serve': LI Rep. Pushing To 'Immediately Expel' George Santos From House After almost a year of escalating political scandals culminating in nearly two dozen federal criminal charges, embattled New York Congressman George Santos may be nearing his final days in office. The freshman Republican lawmaker, whose 3rd District includes parts of Nassau County and Queens, will be the target of a resolution brought by Republican New York Rep. Anthony D’Esposito to expel Santos from the House. “George Santos’ many deceptions coupled with the ever-expanding legal case against him further strengthen my long-held belief that he is unfit to serve in Congress,” D’Esposito sai…
Man's Stun Gun, Fire Death At NY Police Station Doesn't Warrant Criminal Charges, AG Says Man's Stun Gun, Fire Death At NY Police Station Doesn't Warrant Criminal Charges, AG Says
Man's Stun Gun, Fire Death At NY Police Station Doesn't Warrant Criminal Charges, AG Says Three New York police officers are off the hook for criminal charges in the death of a man who caught fire after being hit with a stun gun. The New York Attorney General’s Office of Special Investigation (OSI) found that a prosecutor would not be able to prove that the three officers, all members of the Catskill Police Department in Greene County, committed a crime in the October 2021 death of Jason Jones. Therefore, no criminal charges against the officers will be pursued, the AG’s office announced Friday, Oct. 13. The 29-year-old Jones walked into the Catskill Police Department on Oct. …
'Despicable': Thousands Of Child Porn Images Found In Ridge Man's Home, DA Says 'Despicable': Thousands Of Child Porn Images Found In Ridge Man's Home, DA Says
'Despicable': Thousands Of Child Porn Images Found In Ridge Man's Home, DA Says A Long Island man is facing charges after police allegedly uncovered thousands of images depicting child sex abuse inside his home. Dominick Umbrino, age 70, of Ridge, was arraigned on 60 criminal counts in Suffolk County Court on Monday, Sept. 25. According to prosecutors, New York State Police were tipped off by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that Umbrino was searching for child pornography online. During a search of his Ridge home, investigators reportedly found multiple electronic devices containing over 2,000 images and videos of children being sexually abused.…
Narcotics Dealer Nabbed: Long Island Man Sold Heroin, Fentanyl, More, Police Say Narcotics Dealer Nabbed: Long Island Man Sold Heroin, Fentanyl, More, Police Say
Narcotics Dealer Nabbed: Long Island Man Sold Heroin, Fentanyl, More, Police Say A man accused of selling an assortment of illicit drugs throughout Long Island, including ketamine and cocaine, has been arrested, police announced. On Thursday, Aug. 17 at 9:40 p.m., Michael Ezzo, age 46, was arrested on multiple charges of possessing and selling drugs, according to Nassau County Police. Authorities claim that Ezzo, a Glen Cove resident, sold the following from November to December 2022 in Levittown and East Meadow: Fentanyl Psilocybin mushrooms Heroin Cocaine Ketamine Additionally, an investigation into Ezzo led to the discovery of a long list of drugs: 101 assor…
'Inexcusable': Man Indicted For Fatal Central Islip Hit-Run 'Inexcusable': Man Indicted For Fatal Central Islip Hit-Run
'Inexcusable': Man Indicted For Fatal Central Islip Hit-Run A Long Island man has been indicted in a fatal overnight hit-and-run where he allegedly stopped his car, looked at the person he hit, and continued to drive away, officials announced. On Wednesday, Aug. 16, the Suffolk County District Attorney announced Raynard Williams’ arraignment for the Monday, July 31 Central Islip crash that killed 68-year-old Paul Benjamin. Original story: Fatal Hit-Run Update: Suspect Nabbed In Crash That Killed 68-Year-Old In Central Islip Paul Benjamin was walking across Carleton Avenue at the Elmore Street intersection at approximately 8:30 p.m. on that…
New Details Released After Person Pointing Gun Struck By Police SUV On Long Island New Details Released After Person Pointing Gun Struck By Police SUV On Long Island
New Details Released After Person Pointing Gun Struck By Police SUV On Long Island This story has been updated. A person who police thought was a woman and was knocked down by a police vehicle on Long Island for allegedly pointing a loaded gun at traffic has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon. Nassau County Police charged a Brooklyn man for the incident which occurred on Tuesday, August 15, at 2:20 p.m. in North Bellmore. According to detectives, 911 received multiple calls for a woman firing a black handgun into the air in the vicinity of Jerusalem Avenue and Bellmore Avenue. Upon police arrival, officers found the person pointing a black and silver han…
Medford Man Indicted For Sexually Abusing, Biting 6-Year-Old: DA Medford Man Indicted For Sexually Abusing, Biting 6-Year-Old: DA
Medford Man Indicted For Sexually Abusing, Biting 6-Year-Old: DA A Long Island man has been indicted just two weeks after he allegedly assaulted and abused his neighbor’s 6-year-old child, authorities reported. Milton Jiron-Lara’s indictment was announced Thursday, July 6 by the Suffolk County District Attorney. The 53 Medford resident faces a total of five charges related to his alleged abuse of the young boy. The incident began when, on Saturday, June 24, Jiron-Lara attended a party at a neighbor’s house, the investigation alleges. As the celebration moved into the early hours of Sunday, June 25, Jiron-Lara allegedly snuck into a bedroom, where the…
Father, Son Stabbed By Father, Son Stabbed By Contractor, Worker In Copiague Father, Son Stabbed By Father, Son Stabbed By Contractor, Worker In Copiague
Father, Son Stabbed By Father, Son Stabbed By Contractor, Worker In Copiague A Long Island father and son were stabbed by a contractor and another man during a fight at the home where the two were working. The incident took place in Suffolk County around 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 7 at 2686 44th St. in Copiague. According to Suffolk County Police, a man and his son were working as contractors at the residence, when they were involved in an altercation with two of the residents of the home.  The residents, a 34-year-old father, and his 16-year-old son, were both stabbed during the altercation.  The contractors fled the scene in a work …
Man Caught In Act Raping Stepdaughter After Decade Of Sexual Abuse: Suffolk County DA Man Caught In Act Raping Stepdaughter After Decade Of Sexual Abuse: Suffolk County DA
Man Caught In Act Raping Stepdaughter After Decade Of Sexual Abuse: Suffolk County DA A Long Island man is facing dozens of criminal charges after he was allegedly caught raping his stepdaughter following years of sexual abuse, authorities said. The Center Moriches man, who prosecutors are not naming to protect the victim’s identity, was arraigned on nearly 50 criminal counts in Suffolk County Court on Wednesday, June 7. According to the Suffolk County DA’s Office, the defendant began sexually abusing his stepdaughter “on a regular basis” when she was 7 years old, and continued doing so over the next decade. The abuse eventually escalated to more “aggressive sexual behavior…
Fake Oxy Leads To Overdose Death, Islip Terrace Man Indicted: DA Fake Oxy Leads To Overdose Death, Islip Terrace Man Indicted: DA
Fake Oxy Leads To Overdose Death, Islip Terrace Man Indicted: DA A Long Island man has been indicted for selling counterfeit oxycodone pills containing fentanyl to another young man, leading to his overdose death, authorities allege. The Suffolk County District Attorney announced the indictment of 22-year-old Jordan Mosley of Islip Terrace on Thursday, May 25 in relation to a December 2022 overdose. According to the charges, Mosley sold a 25-year-old East Islip man pills that he claimed to be cocaine on December 28, 2022. He allegedly offered to sell the victim more pills later that night. The man was found dead in his home the next night after an o…
Long Island Man Charged In Department Store Burglaries Long Island Man Charged In Department Store Burglaries
Long Island Man Charged In Department Store Burglaries A Long Island man has been charged with several robberies after allegedly being caught inside a Bloomingdale's store after hours breaking into cash registers.  Nassau County resident Robert Ardoin, age 45, of Uniondale, was arrested on Tuesday, May 9, in the Bloomingdale's store in East Garden City at the Roosevelt Field Mall. According to Nassau County Police Department detectives, officers and store security responded to an alarm at Bloomingdale’s where they spotted Ardoin in the store after hours tampering with a cash register. Ardoin refused multiple verbal commands …
Fatal Overdose Led Police To Ronkonkoma Dealer Who Ran Down Officer With Car: DA Fatal Overdose Led Police To Ronkonkoma Dealer Who Ran Down Officer With Car: DA
Fatal Overdose Led Police To Ronkonkoma Dealer Who Ran Down Officer With Car: DA A suspected drug dealer is facing a host of charges after allegedly selling counterfeit opioid pills laced with fentanyl and then reportedly running down a police officer with his car when they attempted to arrest him. Christian Castillo, age 20, of Ronkonkoma, was arraigned on eight criminal counts in Suffolk County Court on Wednesday, May 10. Earlier Report: Seen Him? 20-Year-Old Intentionally Strikes Suffolk County Officer With Car, Police Say According to the Suffolk County DA’s Office, police began investigating Castillo in April 2022 after being tipped off that he was selling co…
Illegal Gun Sales: After Fleeing State, LI Man Extradited, Charged With 61 Counts Illegal Gun Sales: After Fleeing State, LI Man Extradited, Charged With 61 Counts
Illegal Gun Sales: After Fleeing State, LI Man Extradited, Charged With 61 Counts Nearly a year after fleeing the state, a Long Island man has been extradited and charged in a 61-count indictment for selling illegal firearms, authorities said. Westbury resident Gerald Pierre, age 40, was arraigned in Nassau County Court on Friday, March 31, for 61 counts relating to owning and selling illegal firearms. It came two days after he was extradited to Nassau County on Wednesday, March 29 following an unrelated arrest in Pennsylvania, bringing to an end a saga that started when he fled New York over a year prior, prosecutors said.  Between October 2020 and January 20…
Trio Trafficked Ghost Guns, Cocaine In New York, Multiple States, Officials Say Trio Trafficked Ghost Guns, Cocaine In New York, Multiple States, Officials Say
Trio Trafficked Ghost Guns, Cocaine In New York, Multiple States, Officials Say Three men face numerous charges after allegedly trafficking ghost guns, assault weapons, and large quantities of cocaine from Massachusetts to New York, officials said.  The trafficking operation was taken down on Wednesday, March 15 after a 16-month investigation by the New York State Office of the Attorney General’s Organized Crime Task Force and the New York Drug Enforcement Task Force, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced.  The three men charged after the take-down were Eduardo Hernandez, age 29, of Jamaica, New York; Euclides Castillo, age 30,…
Thieves Try Fleeing LI Target As Officer Hangs From Getaway Car, Police Say Thieves Try Fleeing LI Target As Officer Hangs From Getaway Car, Police Say
Thieves Try Fleeing LI Target As Officer Hangs From Getaway Car, Police Say Three men are facing charges after allegedly stealing from a Target store on Long Island and then attempting to flee from police. The incident happened at around 7:40 p.m. Sunday, March 12, in Westbury, at the Target located on Corporate Drive, according to Nassau County Police. Detectives said Quamike Stephenson and Ronald Jiles-Ais, both age 24 and both of Brooklyn, walked into the store and placed two infant car seats in their shopping carts. They then brought the items to the customer service counter and allegedly tried to return them for a refund. When an employee denied the return,…
Rapper Fetty Luciano Pleads Not Guilty In Shooting At Long Island Mansion During Party Rapper Fetty Luciano Pleads Not Guilty In Shooting At Long Island Mansion During Party
Rapper Fetty Luciano Pleads Not Guilty In Shooting At Long Island Mansion During Party Rapper Fetty Luciano has pleaded not guilty to a host of charges stemming from a shooting at a Long Island mansion that sent three people to the hospital. The Def Jam artist, whose real name is Remy Marshall, appeared in Nassau County Court on Friday, March 3, where he was formally indicted on weapon and assault charges for the shooting that occurred at a pool party at the Mansion at Glen Cove in July 2022. Earlier Report: Arrest Made In Glen Cove Mansion Shooting During Party Prosecutors said Marshall, age 27, of Brooklyn, got into an argument with another partygoer before returning …
Owner, Clerk Busted Selling Drugs At Long Island Business, Police Say Owner, Clerk Busted Selling Drugs At Long Island Business, Police Say
Owner, Clerk Busted Selling Drugs At Long Island Business, Police Say The owner of a Long Island smoke shop and an employee are facing criminal charges after they were allegedly busted selling drugs. Members of the Nassau County Police Department’s Narcotics/Vice Unit visited Smoke Depot, located in West Hempstead at 177 Hempstead Avenue, on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 14. Detectives found that the business was selling numerous products containing psilocybin and marijuana, including chocolate bars and gummies. They also reported finding vape cartridges containing THC, along with cash. The 33-year-old store clerk, Syed Haider, of Bellmore, was arrested on the fol…
5 Nabbed In String Of Home Burglaries On Long Island 5 Nabbed In String Of Home Burglaries On Long Island
5 Nabbed In String Of Home Burglaries On Long Island Five people are facing charges in connection with a string of home burglaries on Long Island. The break-ins occurred at homes throughout Nassau County between November 2022 and January 2023, according to Nassau County Police. They were reported at the following locations: Nov. 15 - Mead Lane in Westbury Nov. 24 - Georgia Drive in Syosset Dec. 11 - Southwood Circle in Syosset Dec. 21 - Scott Street in Herricks Dec. 23 - Horizon Road in Lake Success Dec. 23 - Links Drive in Lake Success Jan. 4 - Old Field Lane in Lake Success Jan. 5 - Candy Lane in Syosset Jan. 27 - Holly Drive in Syosset…
Customer Stabs Man At Long Island Deli, Police Say Customer Stabs Man At Long Island Deli, Police Say
Customer Stabs Man At Long Island Deli, Police Say An altercation between two customers at a Long Island deli led to one man stabbing the other, authorities said. Emergency crews in New Cassel were called at around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, with reports of a disturbance at Westbury Deli, located on Prospect Avenue, according to Nassau County Police. When officers arrived, they found the 34-year-old victim suffering from a stab wound to his lower left abdomen. The victim was taken by ambulance to a hospital and is in stable condition, police said. It was not immediately clear what led up to the incident. No other customers or employees …
Financier's Fatal Fall In NYC Came Week After Facing Pair Of Criminal Charges Financier's Fatal Fall In NYC Came Week After Facing Pair Of Criminal Charges
Financier's Fatal Fall In NYC Came Week After Facing Pair Of Criminal Charges A Connecticut investment banker who plunged to his death from a rooftop bar in Manhattan was facing two misdemeanor criminal charges tied to a domestic incident. Fairfield County resident Dale L. Cheney, age 46, of New Canaan, jumped from Bar 54 at the Hyatt Centric Times Square New York at 135 West 45th St. in Manhattan on Wednesday, Jan. 25 around 6:30 p.m., according to the New York City Police.  On Friday, Jan. 27, the New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled Cheney's death a suicide. Days earlier, on Monday, Jan. 16, Cheney was arrested by New Canaan Police o…