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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Alana Kiceina with her parents (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Long Island Girl Gets Heart Defibrillator For Her 11th Birthday

Alana Kiceina left Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan on Friday with a new defibrillator to correct a heart abnormality that was discovered only when she went into cardiac arrest on April 25.


Mastic House Fire (credit: CBS 2)

Mastic Woman Dies After Being In Critical Condition Following House Fire

Barbara DeSouza, who was critically injured in a fire at her home in Mastic on April 26th, died on Sunday at Stony Brook University Medical Center, Suffolk County Police said.


Mastic House Fire (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Investigating Deadly Mastic House Fire

Around 11:15 p.m. Thursday, firefighters were called to a home in Mastic after getting a 911 call from a neighbor. When they arrived, the house was fully engulfed in flames.


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Suffolk Police: Two Arrested For Illegally Tattooing Teenage Girl

Police say 17-year-old Anthony DeStefano of Coram drove the girl to the home of George Harris of Mastic. Police say DeStefano had made the arrangements for the girl to be tattooed, but that she was unaware of the plan.