Tag: Central Islip

IRS Lawyer Charged With Shipping Meth to Long Island

An attorney for the Internal Revenue Service was charged Wednesday shipping methamphetamine from his Washington, D.C. to buyers on Long Island and elsewhere for years, federal authorities said.

Central Islip Fatal Shooting Believed to be Gang-related

A 29-year-old Brentwood man was killed at a Central Islip deli in what investigators believe is a gang-related shooting on Monday morning, Suffolk County police said.

Riverhead Physician Assistant Gets 5 Years for Selling Rx

A physician assistant from Riverhead was sentenced Friday to five years in federal prison after he admitted to issuing prescriptions for large amounts of addictive painkillers in exchange for cash.

Ex-Merchant Marine Academy Staffer Admits Taking Bribe

A former official at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point has admitted to steering contracts to preferred companies in exchange for bribes.

Roosevelt Crips Leader Gets 3 Consecutive Life Sentences

The Roosevelt chapter leader of the Crips street gang was sentenced Friday to three consecutive life sentences plus 145 years in federal prison for violent crimes he was convicted of last year.

Dix Hills Man Charged With Fatal DWI Crash

A Dix Hills man was arrested for driving drunk and high on drugs after he caused a crash that killed one of his passengers in Wyandanch on Friday, Suffolk County police said.

What Will Happen to Dowling College Campuses After Bankruptcy?

Since Dowling College has closed and filed for federal bankruptcy protection, questions swirl about what will become of its two campuses in Oakdale and Shirley—but so far, there are few clues.

Grinches Steal Christmas on Long Island

Stealing Christmas decorations from Long Island homes may guarantee landing on Santa’s naughty list, but thieves that struck this holiday season also caught the attention of Nassau and Suffolk county police.

Cops Probe 4 Long Island Home Invasions in 1 Week

Nassau and Suffolk County police are investigating four home invasions in the past week, including a case in which a suspect allegedly broke into the same home twice in two days.

Ex-Hempstead Housing Official Charged With Bid-rigging

An ex-Hempstead village housing official was indicted on federal conspiracy and bribery charges for scheming to steal more than $500,000 in kickbacks by steering contracts to contractors, prosecutors said.