Scott Wayte

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and families of victims of fatal hit-and-runs holds a news conference Jan. 20, 2015. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Victims’ Families Demand Stiffer Sentences For Hit-And-Run Killers In New York

The families, accompanied by Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and state senators, demanded that the maximum sentence be increased from seven to 15 years for hit-and-run drivers.

01/20/2015

Joseph Plummer gets sentenced on July 10, 2013 (credit: James Carbone/Pool)

L.I. Driver Gets 2 To 6 Years In Fatal Hit-And-Run

Joseph Plummer, 49, struck and killed Scott Wayte who was walking across the street to attend his 50th birthday party at a Riverhead restaurant.

07/10/2013