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 27-year-old man and two of his dogs were shot, killing one of the dogs, by a gunman who set the victim’s Yaphank home on fire on Tuesday, Suffolk County police said.
Federal prosecutors allege in court papers that Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota quashed investigations into embattled ex-county correction officer and Suffolk County Conservative Party Chair Edward Walsh, who was indicted last year on charges of defrauding taxpayers of more than $80,000 in no-show work.
“Some of the scouts march behind the German swastika and the American flag to the railroad station 2 miles away through Yaphank,” according to a congressional committee. “They line up at attention beside the track and, as the train pulls in, their arms are outstretched in a Hitler salute to the arriving guests.”
Suffolk County police released surveillance camera footage showing the moment when Long Island power broker Gary Melius was in the head outside of his Huntington home, Oheka Castle, two years ago. Suffolk Police Commissioner Timothy Sini said he decided to release part of the video and ask the FBI to take a fresh look at the case after recently taking command of the department. He said he hoped that the video would spark tips that could help investigators crack the unsolved case.