Mastic

Josephine Rivera is charged with throwing a dog from a car in Mastic, Long Island. (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Woman Charged With Throwing Dog From Car On Long Island

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.

07/14/2014

Dante Taylor (Credit: CBS 2)

Vigil Held Following Court Appearance For Man Charged In Death Of Medford Woman

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.

07/12/2014

Jason Quick, 24, allegedly bolted from Suffolk County police after an officer caught him providing a fake name he could not spell. Quick was later apprehended. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Man Bolted After Giving Officer Fake Name He Could Not Spell

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.

07/09/2014

A small dog the Suffolk County SPCA says was thrown from a car in Mastic on June 23, 2014/A car sought in connection with the incident. (Photos credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Dog Thrown From Car In Front Of Mastic Gas Station

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.

07/03/2014

Suspect in robbery of Capital One Bank in Mastic, Long Island (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Suffolk Police Seek Suspect Who Robbed Mastic Bank

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.

02/27/2014

Coshonda Vanderhall (credit: NCPD)

Nassau Police: Mother Left Kids In Car For Hours As She Shoplifted Clothes

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.

10/16/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Silver Alert Issued For Missing Suffolk County Man

Medio Figliolia, 87, was last seen standing in his driveway at 8 Southhaven Ave in Mastic on the morning of September 18, according authorities.

09/19/2013

Shirley Sex Assault Suspect (credit: Handout)

Police Search For Suspect In Violent Sex Assault On Long Island

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.

08/07/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Four Injured In Suffolk County Deck Collapse

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.

07/14/2013

One of the four pit bulls rescued by Save-A-Pet. (credit: Save-A-Pet)

Four Dogs Rescued After Being Found Starving, Abandoned On L.I.

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.

03/07/2013

Evelynn Biondo (credit: Facebook)

Wheelchair Ramp Stolen From 5-Year-Old In Mastic; Good Samaritan Builds Temporary Ramp

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.

12/06/2012

American Red Cross workers (credit: CBS 2)

Red Cross Opens 3 Mobile Meals Distribution Centers Each In Suffolk, Nassau Counties

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.

11/01/2012

This Boa Constrictor was recovered in Mastic on Oct. 10, 2012. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Boa Constrictor Found At Mastic Intersection

Chief Roy Gross of the SPCA said the animal was alive, but wouldn’t have been able to survive the cold weather.

10/10/2012

L.I. Teen Set To Be Arraigned (Credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Teen Set To Be Arraigned After Allegedly Killing Two Friends While Driving Drunk

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.

07/22/2012

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Police: Two Teens Killed In Early Morning DWI Crash

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.

07/21/2012

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