The shooting victim’s father called police saying his son was not taking his medication and was threatening him, said Suffolk County Police Lt. Jack Fitzpatrick.
Michael Asseng, 48, said he passed three Breathalyzer tests, but was arrested for DWI and taken to a police precinct when he said he should have been rushed to a hospital.
The incident occurred at a grade-level crossing on the Brentwood-North Bay Shore border east of Deer Park around 5:45 a.m. Friday.
Family and friends searched the woods Friday morning near the Deer Park train station where Robert Mayer’s 2004 red Pontiac was found.
Daniel Sheehan could face the rest of his life behind bars for planting a dud bomb at a Long Island store.
Federal prosecutors say Daniel Sheehan of Deer Park sent an anonymous letter to the manager of a Home Depot store in Huntington last October. The letter said a bomb had been planted there.
Suffolk County police on Saturday were investigating a head-on crash that left two man dead, and a woman and child critically injured, in Deer Park.
When officers canvassed the area near a weekend burglary, they came upon James Lovret, 30, and charged him with second degree burglary, police announced.
Victims were in tears inside a packed Suffolk County courtroom Tuesday, as the drugged driver who struck three teenagers back in 2011 worked out a controversial plea deal.
Parents are being advised to remind students about the dangers of speaking to strangers in cars.
Across Long Island, free Thanksgiving meals are available for those who no longer have homes.
A Home Depot employee has been arrested on charges he tried to extort $2 million from the company by planting a bomb at a Long Island store, prosecutors said Thursday.
There is a place on Long Island where you can find folks wearing coats, hats, gloves, boots, and even long johns on a hot day like this, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.
Police say that, over a six-week period, three people were making a mess, vandalizing fences and spray painting commercial property in both Deer Park and Brentwood.
SPCA officials say 12 black plastic garbage bags filled with the remains of goats, chickens and roosters were found on Long Island Avenue near Executive Drive between Commack Road and the Deer Park train station.