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Wyandanch Dirt Biker Rider Charged With Reckless Driving Wyandanch Dirt Biker Rider Charged With Reckless Driving
Wyandanch Dirt Biker Rider Charged With Reckless Driving A Long Island man was charged with reckless driving after police spotted him allegedly running red lights, speeding, and driving on the opposite side of traffic. Talique Carter, age 34, of Wyandanch, was arrested around 7:15 p.m., Thursday, April 18, in Wyandanch. According to Suffolk County Police, officers on patrol watched as Carter, driving an X-Pro Dirt Bike, drove recklessly at a high rate of speed on Mount Avenue. Officers said Carter was driving on the opposite side of traffic and disobeying multiple traffic control devices.   Carter was caught by officers…
'Beacon Of Light': EMT ID'd As Victim In Deadly 2-Vehicle Crash In Bay Shore 'Beacon Of Light': EMT ID'd As Victim In Deadly 2-Vehicle Crash In Bay Shore
EMT Bryant Ortiz ID'd As Victim In Fatal Bay Shore Crash First responders and local leaders are pouring out condolences for a beloved EMT who was killed in a late-night car crash on Long Island. The wreck happened at around 12:15 a.m. Monday, April 15, in Bay Shore near the intersection of 5th Avenue and Spur Drive North. Suffolk County Police said a 32-year-old Bay Shore man was driving a Volkswagen sedan northbound on 5th Avenue when he tried making a left turn onto Spur Drive North. He was then struck on the rear passenger side by a southbound Suzuki motorcycle. Earlier Report: Person Killed In 2-Vehicle Bay Shore Crash The motorcycl…
Bullet Strikes Man In Wallet In Broad Daylight At Coram Residence Bullet Strikes Man In Wallet In Broad Daylight At Coram Residence
Bullet Huts Man In Wallet In Broad Daylight At Coram Complex Police are investigating an incident in which a man was shot in his wallet at a residence on Long Island. The incident happened at around 10:50 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, in Coram. An unknown person fired multiple shots into a vehicle located at the intersection of Homestead Drive and Grant Court inside the Homestead Village Apartment Complex, Suffolk County Police said.  A bullet became lodged in the wallet of a man who was inside the vehicle. The man was not injured. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652 …
Teen Accused Of Bringing Gun, Ammo Into West Islip High School Teen Accused Of Bringing Gun, Ammo Into West Islip High School
Teen Accused Of Bringing Gun Into West Islip High School A teenager has been accused of bringing a gun and ammunition to a Long Island school. The incident happened on Monday, April 15. Just before 11:30 a.m. Suffolk County Police Third Precinct officers responded to West Islip High School, located at 1 Lions Path after school officials reported a gun had been seized by staff from a student in the building.  A 17-year-old West Islip HS student who had a revolver and ammunition was arrested, said police. The student, who is not being identified due to his age, was charged by Third Squad detectives with three felonies: Crimi…
Man Admits Killing 21-Year-Old, Burning Victim's Body In Backyard Of Shirley Home Man Admits Killing 21-Year-Old, Burning Victim's Body In Backyard Of Shirley Home
Man Admits Killing 21-Year-Old, Burning Victim's Body In Backyard Of Shirley Home A Long Island man has confessed to gunning down a 21-year-old victim and burning his body in a brutal Christmas night attack. Peter Pendzinski, age 24, of Shirley, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and related charges in Suffolk County Court on Friday, April 12, in the death of 21-year-old Nathanael Rodriguez. Pendzinski admitted to picking up Rodriguez from his Bay Shore home at around midnight on Dec. 26, 2020. Moments later, he pulled out a revolver and shot Rodriguez five times in the head as the man sat in his passenger seat. Earlier Report: Man Arrested For Killing Victim,…
Person Killed In 2-Vehicle Bay Shore Crash Person Killed In 2-Vehicle Bay Shore Crash
Person Killed In 2-Vehicle Bay Shore Crash Police are investigating a fatal two-vehicle overnight Long Island crash. It happened around 12:15 a.m. Monday, April 15, in Bay Shore. A 32-year-old Bay Shore man was driving a 2016 Volkswagen sedan northbound on 5th Avenue when he attempted to turn left onto Spur Drive North and was struck on the rear passenger side of his vehicle by a man operating a southbound 2006 Suzuki motorcycle, Suffolk County Police said. The motorcyclist, whose name has not yet been released pending notification of next of kin, was transported to South Shore University Hospital…
Dealer Admits Selling 'Fetty Mix' To Suffolk County OD Victim, Inspiration For Proposed Law Dealer Admits Selling 'Fetty Mix' To Suffolk County OD Victim, Inspiration For Proposed Law
Dealer Pleads Guilty In Chelsey Murray OD Death A Long Island drug dealer has formally confessed to his role in the fatal overdose of a woman whose death sparked calls for changes to state law. Jaquan Casserly, age 34, of Holbrook, pleaded guilty to criminal sale of a controlled substance in Suffolk County Court on Friday, April 5, in the death of 31-year-old Chelsey Murray. Investigators said Murray was found unresponsive in her Suffolk County residence in August 2022. She died days later at Stony Brook University Hospital from a fentanyl overdose. Related Report: Dealers Behind Fatal ODs Would Be Charged With Manslaughter Under…
Know Him? Man Wanted In Lake Grove For Attempting To Use Stolen Credit Cards, Cops Say Know Him? Man Wanted In Lake Grove For Attempting To Use Stolen Credit Cards, Cops Say
Man Wanted In Lake Grove For Stolen Credit Cards, Cops Say Police on Long Island are asking the public for help identifying a man who allegedly attempted to use stolen credit cards. The incident occurred in Lake Grove on Sunday, March 17, after a wallet was stolen in Bohemia. According to Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police, a wallet was reported stolen from Panera Bread, located at 5191 Sunrise Highway in Bohemia.  Police said that a short time later, a man attempted to use the credit cards at the Apple Store in the Smith Haven Mall. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an…
Patchogue Man Threatens To Shoot, Blow Up Half Hollow Hills East HS In Dix Hills, Police Say Patchogue Man Threatens To Shoot, Blow Up Half Hollow Hills East HS In Dix Hills, Police Say
Patchogue Man Threatens To Shoot, Blow Up Half Hollow Hills East HS In Dix Hills, Police Say A Long Island resident has been accused of threatening to cause mass harm at a local school. The man called the Half Hollow Hills East High School, located in Dix Hills, on Tuesday, April 9, and threatened to shoot and blow up the school, Suffolk County Police said. Second Precinct Crime Section officers arrested the man near his residence in Patchogue at approximately 3:40 p.m. Thursday, April 11. Christopher Ryan, age 42, was charged with making a threat of mass harm, a Class B Misdemeanor.  He was scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Centra…
Patchogue Man Masturbates In View Of Preschoolers, DA Says Patchogue Man Masturbates In View Of Preschoolers, DA Says
Patchogue Man Masturbates In View Of Preschoolers, DA Says A Long Island man accused of exposing himself and masturbating in front of preschool children will avoid jail while his case proceeds. Lawrence Gartner, age 68, of Patchogue, was arraigned on public lewdness charges in Suffolk County Court on Monday, April 8. Prosecutors allege that Gartner exposed his genitals and masturbated in front of his apartment window as children were being dismissed from a preschool directly across the street on Monday, March 18. Kids who attend the school range in age from 3 to 5 years old. Suffolk County Police arrested Gartner the following day, but the judge…
Fatal Crash: 41-Year-Old North Babylon Man ID'd As Victim Fatal Crash: 41-Year-Old North Babylon Man ID'd As Victim
Fatal Crash: 41-Year-Old ID'd As Victim In Babylon Police are investigating a fatal overnight crash in a residential Long Island neighborhood. It happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, April 7 in Babylon. Suffolk County Police said a 41-year-old man was driving a 2021 Nissan Maxima northbound on Deer Park Avenue when the vehicle struck a parked, unoccupied 2014 Toyota RAV4 and came to a stop in the front yard of a residence.  The victim, identified as John Liccione of North Babylon, was transported to Good Samaritan University Hospital in West Islip, where he was pronounced dead. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash …
Long Island Woman Charged Driving With 52 License Suspensions Long Island Woman Charged Driving With 52 License Suspensions
Shirley Woman Charged Driving With 52 License Suspensions Police on Long Island arrested a woman for allegedly driving with 52 license suspensions. The stop occurred in Shirley around 1 a.m.,  Wednesday, April 3 on eastbound Sunrise Highway at Exit 58. According to Suffolk County Police, Kaylyn Snyder, age 37, of Shirley was spotted driving a 2012 Jeep Liberty that did not have a rear license plate. An investigation determined that Snyder has 52 license suspensions issued on 13 dates, police said. Snyder was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, a felony.  She will be arraigned at First District Court in…
Duo Shot 8-Year-Old In Drive-By Attack On Medford Home, DA Says Duo Shot 8-Year-Old In Drive-By Attack On Medford Home, DA Says
Duo Shot 8-Year-Old In Drive-By Attack On Medford Home, DA Says Two alleged gang members have been formally charged in connection with a drive-by shooting at a Long Island home that injured a child. Ersen Kumas, age 19, of Middle Island, was arraigned on assault and related charges in Suffolk County Court on Thursday, April 4. Prosecutors said Kumas and 22-year-old Anthony Peña, of Coram – both alleged members of the Gorilla Stone Blood Gang – took part in a drive-by shooting at a Medford home located on Cedar Avenue early on July 26, 2023. At around 1:30 a.m., the men, joined by an unidentified third suspect, fired multiple shots into the residence, s…
Fatal Crash: 51-Year-Old Woman ID'd As Victim In Central Islip Fatal Crash: 51-Year-Old Woman ID'd As Victim In Central Islip
Central Islip Crash: 51-Year-Old Woman Killed Police are investigating after a woman was killed in an overnight crash near an intersection on Long Island. Stacy Worlds, age 51, was walking in Central Islip westbound across Carleton Avenue, between Earle Street and Elmore Street, when she was struck by a 2008 Hyundai Sonata traveling southbound on Carleton Avenue at approximately 9 p.m. Saturday, April 6, Suffolk County Police said. World, a resident of Central Islip, was transported to South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore where she was pronounced dead. The driver of Hyundai, a 59-year-old Bay Shore man, wa…
30-Year-Old From Manorville Accused Of Drag Racing In West Babylon 30-Year-Old From Manorville Accused Of Drag Racing In West Babylon
Manorville Man Accused Of Drag Racing In West Babylon A Long Island man is facing charges after police say he was caught drag racing overnight. Suffolk County Police First Precinct Crime Section officers responded to multiple calls of vehicles and motorcycles drag racing in West Babylon, at approximately 10 p.m. Friday, April 5. Officers observed several vehicles shutting down a section of roadway to traffic on Edison Avenue at Dale Street, allowing a motorcyclist to drag race and do burnouts in the roadway.  After observing the unlawful stunt behavior, officers took the motorcycle operator into custody without i…
Over 40 Animals Kept In 'Noxious' Conditions At Ronkonkoma Home, Woman Charged: SPCA Over 40 Animals Kept In 'Noxious' Conditions At Ronkonkoma Home, Woman Charged: SPCA
Over 40 Animals Kept In 'Noxious' Conditions In Ronkonkoma A Long Island woman was accused of animal cruelty after she was found to be keeping dozens of animals in her house in unlivable conditions. Seventy-nine-year-old Ronkonkoma woman Linda Hart was arrested at her home on Tuesday, April 2, according to the Suffolk County Police SPCA. Members of the SPCA and Suffolk County Police searched Hart’s home at about noon that day after receiving a complaint, only to discover that she was keeping 49 animals inside the residence. All of the dogs were kept in cages throughout the home, and many of the animals removed from the scene were covered in uri…
Man Found Dead Behind Building In Brentwood Man Found Dead Behind Building In Brentwood
Man Found Dead Behind Building In Brentwood An investigation is underway after a man was found dead on Long Island. The discovery was made behind a building in Brentwood, located at 345 Washington Ave., just after noon on Wednesday, April 3. The preliminary investigation and exam were inconclusive regarding the cause of death, Suffolk County Police said. The identity of the man and a cause of death will be determined by an autopsy by the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s Office. Anyone with information is asked to contact Homicide Squad detectives at 631-852-6392 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.  Check back…
Trio Repeatedly Punches Employee At Commack Walmart, Police Say Trio Repeatedly Punches Employee At Commack Walmart, Police Say
Trio Assaults Employee At Commack Walmart: Police Police are hoping that surveillance photos will help them track down three people accused of assaulting an employee at a Long Island Walmart. The incident happened at around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at the Commack Walmart store on Crooked Hill Road. Suffolk County Police said the employee confronted two men and a woman about their handling of merchandise. During the encounter, the trio attacked the worker, punching him multiple times. The employee was taken to South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore and treated for minor injuries. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cas…
Easter Sunday Home Invasion: Suspects On Run After Person Shot Twice In Sayville Easter Sunday Home Invasion: Suspects On Run After Person Shot Twice In Sayville
Easter Sunday Home Invasion In Sayville: Suspect On Run Two suspects are at large following an apparent targeted home invasion on Long Island in which a person was shot two times. Two masked men, one with a handgun, entered through an unlocked side door of the residence located on Greenbrier Lane at approximately 11:40 p.m. Sunday, March 31, Suffolk County Police said. A small gathering was taking place inside, and the men stole cell phones, jewelry, and cash from the people in attendance.  As the men were exiting through the side door, they encountered a man who was about to enter the house.  The burglar with the…
2 Women Charged With Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Massage Parlor 2 Women Charged With Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Massage Parlor
2 Women Charged With Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Massage Parlor Two women are facing prostitution charges after a raid at a Long Island massage parlor, In response to community complaints, Suffolk County Police Second Precinct Crime Section officers led an investigation at Ruyi Healing Inc. in Huntington, located at 201 E. Main St., at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28. The manager, Yuexian Pan, age 45, of Flushing, Queens, was charged with: Unauthorized practice of a profession, a felony; Prostitution, a misdemeanor,  Criminal Nuisance, a misdemeanor. An employee, Xin Ai Zhang, age 45, also a resident of Flushing, was charge…
Fatal Wrong-Way Crash: Shoreham Man ID'd As Victim On Sunrise Highway In East Moriches Fatal Wrong-Way Crash: Shoreham Man ID'd As Victim On Sunrise Highway In East Moriches
Fatal Wrong-Way Crash: Shoreham Man ID'd As Victim On Sunrise Highway In East Moriches An investigation is underway after a fatal wrong-way crash on a busy Long Island roadway. It happened just after 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27 on the Sunrise Highway (Route 27) in East Moriches. The victim was operating a 2018 GMC Yukon westbound on Sunrise Highway when the vehicle veered into the center median and crossed into the eastbound lanes of the roadway east of Exit 61, Suffolk County Police said. The GMC traveled westbound in the eastbound lanes for approximately an eighth of a mile before striking a 2023 Mack truck that was parked on the eastbound shoulder at…
25-Year-Old Woman Faces DWI Charge After Crashing Into Police Vehicle In Smithtown 25-Year-Old Woman Faces DWI Charge After Crashing Into Police Vehicle In Smithtown
25-Year-Old Woman Faces DWI Charge After Crashing Into Police Vehicle In Smithtown A local woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after a crash involving a police vehicle overnight on Long Island. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Saturday, March 23 in Smithtown. A Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct officer was in his police vehicle parked on Route 25A at Oakside Road when a 2020 Nissan Rogue struck the rear of his vehicle. The officer was in his police vehicle waiting for a tow truck to respond following an unrelated crash on Route 25 that also involved a driver who was arrested for driving while intoxicated. The officer was transporte…
19-Year-Old Killed, Teenage Girl Injured During Shooting At Party In Bay Shore 19-Year-Old Killed, Teenage Girl Injured During Shooting At Party In Bay Shore
19-Year-Old Killed, Teenage Girl Injured During Shooting At Party In Bay Shore Two teenagers were shot, one of whom was killed, during a shooting at a party on Long Island overnight. The incident happened around 9 p.m. Friday, March 22 in Bay Shore. Suffolk County Police officers responded to a 911 call stating that a teenage man was shot at 1320 Ackerson Blvd.  When they arrived, they found Sean Mills, age 19, and a 17-year-old girl shot during an outside party with approximately 50 people in attendance. Mills, of Bay Shore, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.  The girl was rushed to a local hospital wher…
New Update: Missing 29-Year-Old Ridge Woman Found New Update: Missing 29-Year-Old Ridge Woman Found
New Update: Missing 29-Year-Old Ridge Woman Found Update: A Long Island woman who went gone missing has been found. Suffolk County Police have issued a Silver Alert for Amanda Ardle, age 29, of Ridge, who was last seen leaving her home on Thursday, March 21 at approximately 7:15 p.m. Late Friday afternoon, March 22, police announced that she "has been located, unharmed." Original report: A Long Island woman has gone missing and authorities are asking the public's help in locating her. Suffolk County Police have issued a Silver Alert for Amanda Ardle, age 29, of Ridge, who was last seen leaving her home on Thursday, March 21 a…
Fatal Hit-Run: Second Driver Nabbed Year After 25-Year-Old Struck At Patchogue Intersection Fatal Hit-Run: Second Driver Nabbed Year After 25-Year-Old Struck At Patchogue Intersection
Fatal Hit-Run: Second Driver Nabbed Year After 25-Year-Old Struck At Patchogue Intersection More than a year after a 25-year-old man was killed in a double hit-and-run crash at a Long Island intersection, a second suspect has been arrested. The incident happened at around 4 a.m. Sunday, March 12, 2023, in Patchogue. Suffolk County Police said Nicholas Puzio was crossing Medford Avenue at Oak Street in a marked crosswalk when he was hit by a southbound Honda Civic. Moments later, he was struck by a Nissan Armada. Both drivers fled the scene. Earlier Report: Fatal Hit-Run Crash: Suspect Nabbed After 25-Year-Old Struck At Patchogue Intersection Puzio, of Farmingdale, was tak…
New Details Emerge On Woman ID'd In Suffolk County Dismembered Remains Case New Details Emerge On Woman ID'd In Suffolk County Dismembered Remains Case
New Details Emerge On Woman ID'd In Suffolk County Dismembered Remains Case One of two murder victims whose dismembered remains were found strewn across Long Island has numerous ties to the Hudson Valley. Suffolk County Police said the severed remains of Donna Conneely, age 59, were discovered Thursday, Feb. 29, at Babylon’s Southards Pond Park.  Homicide detectives located additional remains on Tuesday, March 5, at Bethpage State Park and in a wooded residential area in West Babylon. Homicide detectives have located human remains at Bethpage State Park, Southards Pond Park in Babylon, and in a wooded area along Lakeway Drive in West Babylon.  Googl…
Know This Jeep? Police Asking For Help Identifying Driver In Hauppauge Crash Know This Jeep? Police Asking For Help Identifying Driver In Hauppauge Crash
Know This Jeep? Police Asking For Help Identifying Driver In Hauppauge Crash Police on Long Island are asking the public for help identifying a motorist who allegedly struck a vehicle and left the scene. The incident took place in Hauppauge on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, at the Starbucks on Route 111. According to Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police, the driver struck a parked vehicle in front of Starbucks, with his red Jeep and fled the scene. There was no one inside the parked vehicle. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this incident can contac…
Hair Don't: Customer Skips Out On $168 Bill At Commack Salon, Police Say Hair Don't: Customer Skips Out On $168 Bill At Commack Salon, Police Say
Hair Don't: Customer Skips Out On $168 Bill At Commack Salon, Police Say Police on Long Island are asking for help in identifying a woman accused of skipping out on her salon bill. The alleged incident happened Friday, Feb. 9 in Commack, at the Bocu Salon on Jericho Turnpike. Suffolk County Police said the woman received hair and nail services from the business valued at $168 and left without paying. The agency released several photos showing the alleged culprit.  Anyone with information leading to a conviction may be eligible for a cash reward being offered by Suffolk County Crime Stoppers. Tips can be submitted on the organization’s website or by call…
2 Women Charged With Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Station Foot Spa 2 Women Charged With Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Station Foot Spa
2 Women Charged With Prostitution After Raid At Huntington Station Foot Spa Three women face charges, two for prostitution, after a raid at a Long Island foot spa. In response to community complaints, Suffolk County Police Second Precinct Crime Section officers led an investigation at Cleopatra Foot Spa in Huntington Station, located at 1783 New York Ave., at approximately 3 p.m. Monday, March 11. The manager, Xiu Rong Lin, age 61, of Flushing, Queens, was charged with criminal nuisance, a misdemeanor. Employees Xi Urong Lin, age 32, and Xin Peng, age 23, were charged with unauthorized practice of a profession, a felony, and prostitution, a misdemeanor. …
Dismembered Remains Case: ID Released For 1 Of 2 Victims Found In Babylon, Bethpage Dismembered Remains Case: ID Released For 1 Of 2 Victims Found In Babylon, Bethpage
Dismembered Remains Case: ID Released For 1 Of 2 Victims Found In Babylon, Bethpage For the first time, police have publicly identified one of two murder victims from Westchester County whose mutilated remains were found strewn across Long Island, reigniting the debate over bail reform laws. In an update to the case Monday, March 11, Suffolk County Police identified the female victim as 59-year-old Donna Conneely, whose last known address was in Yonkers. The identity of the male victim is still pending confirmation from the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s office. Earlier Report: Dismembering Dead Body Would Be Felony Under NY Bill Meant To Remedy 'Ill-Conceived D…
Woman Faces Sexual Abuse Charge After Commack Massage Parlor Raid Woman Faces Sexual Abuse Charge After Commack Massage Parlor Raid
Woman Faces Sexual Abuse Charge After Commack Massage Parlor Raid A woman is facing multiple charges, including sexual abuse, after a police raid at a Long Island massage parlor. In response to numerous community complaints, Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers led an investigation into Nature Therapy in Commack, located at 160 Commack Road, starting at around 3:15 p.m. Thursday, March 7. During the detail, Zhuo Wang, age 55, of Flushing, Queens, was charged with uunauthorized practice of a profession and third-degree sexual abuse. The Town of Huntington issued multiple violations to the business. Wang was issued a Desk …