Tag: Central Islip

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.

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.