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Woman Arrested for Driving Drunk

May 23, 2017

Syosset: According to police, a Highway Patrol Officer did block the eastbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway at exit 43 with his Radio Motor Patrol car. This was due to an auto accident investigation of an overturned auto. It was at this time that the defendant Shanice A. Haynes, 24, who was driving a 2009 Saturn passed emergency warning flares set up on the roadway and then struck the unoccupied Radio Motor Patrol Car blocking the roadway with its emergency lights on.


A subsequent investigation revealed the defendant was operating her vehicle under the influence of an alcoholic beverage and she was placed into police custody. In addition Haynes and her 23 year old front female passenger were both transported in a Nassau County Police Ambulance to a local hospital and treated for injuries to their right ankle. There were no other injuries reported.

Two Arrests For A Burglary

May 23, 2017

Flower Hill: According to detectives, Arsati Urbina, 20, of Mineola, and Dylan Silber, 17, of East Williston, entered an occupied residence on Hunters Lane, through an open garage door. The female resident, 61, heard voices inside the home and awoke her son, 28, who then yelled and chased the defendants out the door. The subjects fled the scene on foot with cash, jewelry and other assorted items.


No injuries were reported. On Friday, 05/19/17, Third Precinct police officers located the two defendants on Charles St./Congress Ave. in Mineola, where they were placed under arrest at 4:53 A.M.

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Lawyer Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter

In Fatal Crash, According to Reports

May 10, 2017

A lawyer has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after a 2015 drunken driving crash that fatally injured a 21-year-old motorist on the Long Island Expressway, court records show.


 Police said Jadeja had a blood alcohol content of 0.12, well over the legal limit. He was charged with manslaughter and DWI.

 Jadeja, a Hempstead attorney from Brooklyn, pleaded not guilty and was released on Sunday after posting $275,000 cash bail. He and his wife, who is also an attorney, refused to comment to reporters in court in 2015.


 The Sept. 19, 2015 crash in Plainview killed George Ragotte, a Ronkonkoma resident. The young car mechanic had been driving home from his girlfriend’s house in Levittown when, authorities said, he slowed to avoid a different crash and Jadeja’s 2012 BMW sedan rear-ended his car.


 It happened on the LIE’s eastbound side at about 2:13 a.m., trapping Ragotte in the wreckage of his 1992 BMW sedan before he died hours later at Nassau University Medical Center, authorities said at the time.


 Raj Jadeja, 36, of Brooklyn, finally pleaded guilty Thursday May 5 in Nassau County Court to charges of assault and driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, according to the records. Jadeja, who is free on $275,000 bail, is scheduled to be sentenced May 25, 2017.

Queens Men Were Part Of Auto

Theft Ring That Stole $500k

April 10, 2017

Two individuals from Queens have been indicted for their alleged role in a citywide automobile and motorcycle theft ring that netted $500,000 worth of stolen cars, motorcycles, auto parts, and forged inspection stickers, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced.


In all, 11 people — including one man from Woodside and another from Jackson Heights — are in cuffs and still in custody after a 16-month investigation led cops to arrest the crew. The other suspects hail from Brooklyn, Manhattan and Staten Island.

Brentwood Residents Escape Basement Fire

April 10, 2017

Firefighters battle a blaze in a home on Bushwick Avenue in Brentwood early on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The fire in the house near Fulton Street was reported about 1 a.m., Suffolk County police said. Several people escaped from a fire in the basement.

RONKONKOMA: Another Carvel

Shop Robbed At Knifepoint

April 03, 2017

A masked robber held up an ice cream shop at knifepoint in Lake Ronkonkoma, and police are investigating whether the case is linked to a serial robber who has been targeting eateries on Long Island.


According to officials, the Carvel on Ronkonkoma Avenue was robbed around 9:20 p.m. Saturday 01 April. Surveillance photos obtained exclusively by News 12 show the masked suspect behind the counter with an employee. Police say no one was injured.


Suffolk police say there is no information at this point that links robbery to any active pattern, but it remains under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call Suffolk Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

Farmingdale: Police Are Searching For a Man

April 03, 2017

Police are searching for the man who held up a gas station in Farmingdale. The incident was captured on surveillance video.


Police say the man purchased a pack of cigarettes from the Sunoco station on Fulton Street Friday March 31. Minutes later, the man re-entered the shop with a gun and held up the store. Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

Syosset: Nassau Authorities Issue Alert for Missing Teenager

March 31, 2017

The Missing Persons Squad is investigating a Missing Juvenile from Syosset on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:15 am.


 According to detectives, Daniel Fiffee, 13, who resides at the Mercy First Youth Facility was last seen leaving the residence. He is described as male, black, 5’9” tall, 129 Lbs, brown eyes, slight build, dark complexion, olive green jacket, gray sweat pants, and gray sneakers.


Detectives request that anyone with information regarding this missing juvenile to contact the Nassau County Missing Persons Squad at 516-573-7347 or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.


Ronkonkoma: Women Arrested During

Massage Parlor Raid

March 31, 2017

Suffolk County Police 22 March  arrested two women for unauthorized practice of a profession during a massage parlor raid in Ronkonkoma on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at approximately 5 p.m.


In response to numerous community complaints, Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers, Suffolk County Criminal Intelligence detectives, U.S. Department of Homeland Security officers and Town of Brookhaven Code Enforcement officers conducted an investigation into illegal activities at Nichole Spa, located at 321 Portion Road, at approximately.


Lili Jiang, 48, of Ronkonkoma and Xiu Yun Liu, 53, of Flushing, were arrested and charged with Unauthorized Practice of a Profession, a Class E Felony, under the New York State Education Law.


Teacher Arrested For Inappropriately

Touching Child

March 30, 2017

Suffolk County Police arrested a Wheatley Heights man, who is employed as a teacher, after he inappropriately touched a child at a Huntington Station supermarket on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at approximately 9:30 p.m.


  A man followed a woman and her three children while inside C-Town Supermarket, located at 1662 New York Ave., using vulgar language before touching the woman’s 9-year-old daughter on her leg and upper thigh on March 13. He was charged with Unlawfully Dealing with a Child and held overnight for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip. Police are asking anyone who believes they may be a victim to call 911 or the Second Precinct Crime Section at 631-854-8226.


Queens: Cops Look Into Rape Allegation

March 30, 2017

Police are looking into disturbing allegations that a man raped a 12-year-old girl in a Queens apartment, officials said Monday, March 20. The girl told cops on Saturday that a 35-year-old man pulled down her pants and had sex with her on Dec. 1 in the apartment on Grand Ave. near Van Loon St. in Elmhurst.

Brentwood: Woman Arrested For Dwi

March 30, 2017

Suffolk County Police have arrested a Bay Shore woman for driving while intoxicated with two children in the vehicle after she was involved in a motor vehicle crash in Brentwood on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at approximately 6:05 p.m. Alfonso and the two children, ages 3 and 1, were transported to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore for minor injuries.


 Third Squad detectives arrested and charged Alfonso, 26, of Bay Shore, with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child Passenger 15 Years or Younger (Leandra’s Law), Driving While Intoxicated and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

Man Overused Prescription Medication, Drove With 12-Year-Old Daughter In Car

February 20, 2017

According to police, Alan Bauser, of Medford, was driving a 2008 Hyundai south on North Ocean Avenue and Middle Country Road when he was observed by Sixth Precinct Patrol Officer Christopher Weiner failing to maintain his lane of travel, crossing the roadway’s lane marking and crossing onto the shoulder of the roadway numerous times around 11:35 p.m.

 Weiner initiated a traffic stop and conducted sobriety tests, which Bauser failed. Police did not say which prescription medication Bauser had taken.


 Further investigation revealed the daughter had a family court order of protection requiring Bauser to refrain from misusing prescription medication in her presence. The daughter was released to a family member. Bauser was arrested and charged with DWI, aggravated DWI with a child passenger 15 years old or younger (Leandra’s Law), endangering the welfare of a child and second degree criminal contempt.

A Pet Squirrel Attacked A Burglar

February 16, 2017

A burglar who broke into an Idaho man’s house to ransack his gun collection encountered a formidable security force – a pet squirrel named Joey. Adam Pearl told KIVI that he knew something wasn’t right when he arrived home Feb. 7 and found snowy footprints leading around to the back of his property.


he found doors opened and scratches on his gun case. A few small items were missing from his home. Pearl called police and Officer Ashley Turner came out to take a report. She was startled by Pearl’s pet squirrel and asked Pearl if Joey would bite, according to the KIVI report. Pearl said the squirrel normally didn’t bite, but he couldn’t rule it out.


Turner left to investigate the crime and came back with some of the stolen merchandise. Turner noticed he had scratches on his hand and asked if he got them from a squirrel. The man said the squirrel wouldn’t stop attacking him until he left the house.

Police Are Looking For A Man

February 09, 2017

Ronkonkama: Police on Long Island are looking for the driver who hit and injured a man in a 7-Eleven parking lot and then fled the scene. Authorities say the driver of a white Chevrolet pickup truck was backing out of a parking space when he struck the man.


 The incident happened around 10 p.m. on January 12 in the convenience store on Johnson Avenue in Ronkonkoma. The suspect is described as a male in his early 30s, approximately 5-foot-10 with a medium build.


He was wearing a black wool cap and a black zippered sweatshirt. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Call 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

Man Arrested For Having Illegal Fireworks

February 09, 2017

East Islip: A search of Anthony Chiuchiolo’s bedroom was conducted and illegal fireworks, along with a duffle bag containing explosive powders and blasting caps, were located. During the investigation it was discovered the numerous powders found at the scene had the potential to cause a powerful explosion or explosions which could result in substantial personal injury and property damage.


 Chiuchiolo 26, who resides at that address, was charged with 2 counts of Unlawful Possession of Fireworks and 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Driver Found Guilty Killing Three People

February 09, 2017

After a day and a half of deliberations, a jury in Central Islip has convicted a Queens man of aggravated vehicular homicide, manslaughter in the second degree, leaving the scene of a fatal crash and tampering with evidence for causing the collision on the Southern State Parkway in 2015 that killed 37 year old Ancio Ostane and his two children, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.


 Video evidence presented during the trial showed the defendant at the crash scene reaching into the BMW and retrieving a nearly empty bottle of Patrón tequila from his vehicle and heaving the bottle into the woods where it was later found by State Police investigators.


Sharpe still faces 23 other criminal charges, District Attorney Spota said, crimes related to the discovery of 23 fraudulent credit cards found secreted in a small pocket below the steering wheel of the BMW.

Priest Arrested For Possessing Child Pornography On Computer

February 09, 2017

Long Beach: According to detectives, Christopher King, 51, a parish priest of St. James Episcopal Church of Long Beach, became the subject of an investigation. Detectives from Narcotics Vice Bureau, Crimes Against Property Child Exploitation Unit and Nassau County District Attorney’s Office, conducted an investigation at King’s parish residence regarding child pornography on his computer devices. An on-site preview of those devices was conducted revealing files containing pornography involving children less than sixteen (16) years of age.


 King was placed under arrest and is charged with five counts of Possessing a sexual performance by a child and two  counts of Criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th Degree. He will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 2/4/2017.

Freeport: Manager Charged After A Teenager Suicide

February 06, 2017

At high school and at his job at Dairy Queen, Kenneth Suttner was a constant target of ridicule. The 17-year-old high school junior committed suicide on December 21 near his family's home in Howard County, Missouri. Suttner died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Howard County coroner Frank Flaspohler said.

Suttner's manager at Dairy Queen in Fayette was arrested and charged with second-degree involuntary manslaughter, according to court documents. Flaspohler said that he called the coroner's inquiry to bring attention to the seriousness of bullying.


Much of the witness testimony focused on Suttner's manager, 21-year-old Harley Branham. Former coworkers said that she had repeatedly ridiculed Suttner on the job, making him clean the floor by hand while lying on his stomach, according to the Columbia Daily Tribune. Another coworker said Branham once threw a cheeseburger at Suttner after he made it incorrectly.


Dairy Queen issued a statement that said that the Fayette location was an independently operated franchise. "We first learned of the situation today and our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

"We are still in the process of gathering information but understand from the franchisee that the manager is no longer employed at this location," the statement read.

East Meadow: Man

Arrested and Crashed Into Vehicle

January 20, 2017

According to police, the defendant Patrick Ryan Kelly, 31, of Freeport, was observed operating a 1988 Honda at a high rate of speed east on Hempstead Turnpike at which time it struck the rear of a 2007 Toyota stopped at a red traffic signal light on Hempstead Turnpike / Franklin Avenue causing it to then strike the rear of a First Precinct Patrol Car that was escorting a Nassau County Police Ambulance.


Both the Police Officer and the 53 year old female driver of the Toyota were transported to a local nearby hospital and treated for neck and back pain. The defendant was placed into police custody and transported. He was admitted and is being treated for a laceration to his head along with neck and back pain. The investigation is ongoing.

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