Suffolk Co. Officials Offer Words Of Caution After 5 Men Pose As Plainclothes Detectives To Rob Homes
The arrests of five men accused of posing as plainclothes detectives to gain entry to Long Island homes and ransack them has local officials offering words of caution.
Michael Grasing’s blood-alcohol level was four times the legal limit in June 2012 when he ran red lights at speeds approaching 100 mph before slamming into the rear of 18-year-old Brittney Walsh’s SUV, authorities said.
One of two men charged this week, with bias crimes for allegedly targeting the elderly in a chimney repair scam, cited ‘family’ as his reason for the crime, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota.
Sheriff’s Lt. Ed Walsh, who is also chairman of Suffolk’s Conservative Party, is accused of taking more than $50,000 in overtime pay for hours he didn’t work.
The discovery follows on the heels of the study of illegal asbestos dumping at a park and a construction site in the Town of Islip.
Piles of debris rising more than 20 feet have been discovered on an illegal dump site in Central Islip, the second such recent discovery in the town of Islip, Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said.
Police are standing guard at the gate of the now-closed Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, after Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said about 1,100 truckloads of contaminated debris were dumped there.
A Long Island park has been closed after about 1,100 tractor-trailer truckloads of contaminated debris were dumped there, District Attorney Tom Spota said Tuesday.
The Suffolk County District Attorney said that Anna Kovarick was committing crimes in between trips to and from a West Islip school.
Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said Christine Stulsky resigned this week as senior clerk at the Southold Town Justice Court. She had worked for the town court since 1980.
The heroin glassines allegedly sold by the members of the drug ring were stamped with the word Hollywood, authorities said. The high-grade heroin was sold in Riverhead, Suffolk County DA Tom Spota said.
Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said while on patrol, Greene would target Hispanic drivers, pull them over, search their cars and steal whatever cash he could find.
Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said it’s rare to see drug and sex rings combined into one operation.
A number of arrests have been made on Long Island for illegal gun possession of late, and one man has been charged with murder. And Suffolk County DA Tom Spota said the guns are coming from the south.
Three men are facing criminal charges after a home invasion in Farmingville did not go as planned, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota.