Tag: Central Islip

Copiague Man Sentenced for $30M Mortgage Scam

A Copiague man was sentenced Friday to 12 ½ years in federal prison for conning banks out of more than $30 million in a mortgage scam over a six-year span.

Feds: Commack Terror Sympathizer Threatened To Behead His Mother

In documents submitted at U.S. District Court in Central Islip Monday, alleged terrorist sympathizer Elvis Redzepagic is accused of threatening to behead his mother, bragging about outsmarting the CIA in Facebook communications, and envisioning returning from abroad with an army of fellow fighters.

Central Islip Armed Home Invasion Under Investigation

Suffolk County police are investigating an armed home invasion in Central Islip over the weekend.

Woman Sentenced for Killing Newborn Baby

A Central Islip woman was sentenced Thursday to 15 years to life in prison for killing her baby immediately after giving birth.

Suffolk Cops Seek Tips in String of Swastika Cases

Suffolk County police are asking for the public’s help in finding the vandals that spray painted “Trump Lies” with a swastika replacing the M in five locations since last month, authorities said.

Ex-Fugitive Gets 3 Years for Conning $1M from Long Island Firm

A former fugitive from California was sentenced Friday to three years in federal prison for trying to scam $1 million from a Garden City law firm after he escaped from prison while serving a sentence for committing the same scam.

Former Tech Company CEO Who Fled Country Sentenced in Fraud Scheme

Jacob “Kobi” Alexander was indicted more than 10 years ago but had fled to Namibia, a country in southwest Africa, with his family, to evade prosecution, authorities said.

Central Islip Armed Home Invasion Probed

Suffolk County police are investigating an armed home invasion in Central Islip last week, authorities said.

Holtsville Marijuana Grow House Busted, Cops Say

A Holtsville man was arrested on drug charges after investigators executed a search warrant found a sophisticated marijuana growing operation with dozens of pot plants and other drugs in his home on Friday, Suffolk County police said.

Copiague Crash Leaves Man Dead, Driver Arrested for Suspended License

A man was arrested for driving with multiple license suspensions after he fatally struck a 38-year-old pedestrian in the victim's hometown of Copiague on Thursday night, Suffolk County police said.