A woman has been arrested and charged with throwing a dog from her car and leaving the animal at a gas station in Mastic, Long Island, officials announced Monday.
Police have made an arrest in the death of a young Long Island mother whose body was found in a wooded area in Medford, last month.
A man was arrested for fleeing police on Long Island on Wednesday after an officer caught him trying to use a fake name he could not spell, cops said.
Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross said a witness saw a woman throw a small dog from her car in front of an Exxon gas station on Montauk Highway.
According to Suffolk County police, the suspect entered the Capital One Bank located at 1235 Montauk Hwy. in Mastic, approached a teller, and presented a note demanding cash at around 3:40 p.m.
Police said Coshonda Vanderhall, 31, of Mastic, shoplifted $270 worth of clothes from the J.C. Penny in Sunrise Mall in Massapequa. Vanderhall then allegedly punched a female security guard and threw her to the ground.
Medio Figliolia, 87, was last seen standing in his driveway at 8 Southhaven Ave in Mastic on the morning of September 18, according authorities.
The suspect attacked a woman in Shirley/Mastic area in the early morning hours of July 14, police said. Investigators describe him as an Hispanic man believed to be in his late 20s, with a muscular build.
As many as nine people may have been on the deck when it collapsed, the injured adults were being treated for minor cuts and bruises at a local hospital.
The neglected pit bulls, one male and three females, were found left alone in outside kennels in Mastic, the animal rescue group Save-A-Pet said.
Mastic resident Alicia Biondo’s daughter is blind, has seizures, and cannot walk, all as a result of being shaken severely by her father as a newborn.
The centers are open at 11:00 a.m. for lunch and 4:00 p.m. for dinner. Red Cross Comfort kits will also be made available at each location.
Chief Roy Gross of the SPCA said the animal was alive, but wouldn’t have been able to survive the cold weather.
Ryan Foote’s two passengers, 18-year-old James McClease and 17-year-old Rashawn Minter, were both ejected from the car and died at the scene.
Broken headlights and tire tracks mark the spot on Winters Drive in Mastic where two teens were killed in a crash that police say was the result of drunk driving.