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