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A view of the damage from a fire that burned through 1,100 acres of the Pine Barrens (credit: Suffolk County Police)

$10,000 Reward Being Offered In Suffolk County Wildfire Arson Case

It took firefighters from more than 100 departments in Suffolk County two days to put out the fire that began on April 9 near the Brookhaven National Laboratory.

08/23/2012

Thomas Smith in courthouse in Central Islip on April 17, 2012. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

DA: Driver Accused In Deadly William Floyd Parkway Crash Tested Positive For Drugs

Toxicology results showed Smith had been smoking marijuana, District Attorney Thomas Spota said, but the crime lab did not find any controlled substances in his blood.

05/08/2012

Brush Fire Damage - Manorville, NY - Apr 10, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

DEC: Suffolk County Brush Fire Intentionally Set

The state Department of Environmental Conservation sent a preliminary report last week to the Suffolk County police arson squad listing the cause as “incendiary,” meaning arson.

05/03/2012

Thomas Smith (credit: CBS 2)

Driver Accused In Deadly William Floyd Parkway Wreck Released From Jail

Thomas Smith, 20, was released after his family posted $150,000 bond. He is charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired on drugs.

04/16/2012

Thomas Smith had four passengers in his car when he allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel. (Credit: Sophia Hall/ WCBS 880)

Ridge Man Accused Of Driving Under Influence During Fatal Crash Set To Face Judge

Thomas Smith of Ridge is set to face a judge on Sunday following Saturday’s car crash that killed two teenage passengers. 20-year-old Smith is charged with driving under the influence of prescription drugs.

04/15/2012

Car in William Floyd Parkway crash (Credit: WCBS 880/ Sophia Hall)

L.I. Man Arrested For Driving Under Influence Of Drugs In Crash That Kills Two Teens

A 20-year-old Ridge man was arrested Saturday for driving under the influence of drugs following a crash that killed two teens on William Floyd Parkway, Suffolk County Police said.

04/14/2012

The brush fire left Dennis Krupski's business on Wading River Manor Road in shambles. (credit: Al Jones, 1010 WINS)

L.I. Wildfire Under Control; Gov. Cuomo Declares State Of Emergency For Suffolk Co.

“The situation is contained for the time being,” Cuomo said, adding he was “cautiously optimistic.” The governor also stated that the response was an example of a case where “government acted better than you could have expected.”

04/10/2012

Andrew Harvanek (credit: Suffolk County Police Dept.)

Police: Man Pulled From Burning Car, Later Arrested For DWI

Police say Andrew Harvanek crashed his 2009 Mazda into a tree around 1 a.m. on Randall Road in Ridge.

02/11/2012

(credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Military Flags Stolen From Suffolk County Florist

Police say two men in their early 20s broke down the metal flag poles that stood on the side of the building and took the flags.

07/27/2011

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L.I. Man Faces Charges In Crash With Off-Duty Police Officer

Police said Francisco Tomas of Riverhead was driving on Middle Country Road in Ridge when he struck the other car. The officer was in stable condition following the accident.

05/31/2011