$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.
DA: Driver Accused In Deadly William Floyd Parkway Crash Tested Positive For DrugsToxicology 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.
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.
Driver Accused In Deadly William Floyd Parkway Wreck Released From JailThomas Smith, 20, was released after his family posted $150,000 bond. He is charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired on drugs.
Ridge Man Accused Of Driving Under Influence During Fatal Crash Set To Face JudgeThomas 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.
L.I. Man Arrested For Driving Under Influence Of Drugs In Crash That Kills Two TeensA 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.
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."
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.
Police: Military Flags Stolen From Suffolk County FloristPolice 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.
L.I. Man Faces Charges In Crash With Off-Duty Police OfficerPolice 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.