The green plastic ginger ale bottle which would fetch a nickel at the recycling center, is worth everything to a grieving mother who knew instantly from the silly adolescent message inside that it had come from her daughter.
Police said the suspect came up behind a 24-year-old woman who was walking on Main Street around 3:15 a.m. Saturday and dragged her into a wooded area between West and River Avenues.
Suffolk County Police said Jose E. Amaya, 29, of Patchogue was spotted driving erratically and crossing a double yellow line while traveling eastbound on Montauk Highway near Lenox Avenue in East Patchogue.
Investigators said Thomas Herman, 46, slammed into five cars on Montauk Highway on Jan. 13 before crashing head-on with a car, killing the driver and critically injuring the passenger.
A strong Long Island economy is dependent on a immigrant workforce, according to Joe Gergela of the Long Island Farm Bureau.
Suffolk Highway Patrolman Brian Smales is recovering from injuries suffered when his cruiser was struck by an alleged drunk driver last weekend.
Ashley Jimenez, 26, Dawn Collins, 23, and Justine Rittman, 26, were arrested Thursday.
The incident happened around 7 p.m. Sunday on Sunrise Highway in Patchogue as Officer Brian Smales investigated a fatal crash that occurred earlier in the day on the roadway.
Colin Garrett, 22, was killed after he lost control of his car, hit a fence and flipped over, according to police.
Police said Thomas Herman, 46, of Patchogue, sped his black Chevrolet Trailblazer through Sayville’s business district around 5:15 p.m. Sunday, and plowed into seven cars.
Police said 18-year-old Denny Turcios-Reyes has been charged with murder in the death of 20-year-old Jasmine Davis.
The Suffolk County SPCA is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for shooting the white domestic duck.
Suffolk County police held their first-ever Boating While Intoxicated sobriety checkpoint, leading to the arrests of two people. The checkpoint, conducted by the Marine Bureau and Highway Patrol Bureau, was near Sandspit Marina in Patchogue.
Nicole Burke is beyond one in a million. She was directly struck by lightning, but is somehow alive to tell her incredible story.
Police said around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, 31-year-old Kristian Falterman walked into A&E Multi Services on Main Street in Patchogue and demanded money from the cashier at knifepoint.