Tag: Central Islip

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.

Feds: Arrest in Heroin Death of Kings Park Wrestling Star

The indictment charges Richard Jacobellis with distribution of a controlled substance and for causing the death of Nicholas Weber due to a heroin overdose.

Freeport Gang Member Charged With 2005 Murder

A Latin Kings street gang member from Freeport was arrested for killing a 23-year-old LIU Post student and basketball star at a bar in Island Park 12 years ago, federal authorities said.

51 Songs That Mention Long Island

This big fish-shaped sandbar we call home inspired a surprising amount of music artists over the years, judging by the number of songs that reference Long Island!

Huntington Man Sentenced for $1.7M Investment Scam

A former financial adviser from Huntington was sentenced Friday to 3 1/2 years in federal prison for conning investors in a $1.7-million scheme.

Driver Convicted of Bay Shore Crash That Killed 3

A Queens man was convicted Thursday of causing the crash that killed a father and his two children in a fiery high-speed wreck on the Southern State Parkway in Bay Shore in 2015.

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.