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Mastic Man Shoots Friend To Death Through Car Window, DA Says
James Brown, age 43, of Mastic, was arraigned on murder and related charges in Suffolk County Court on Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the death of Umar Elquhir. Several people called 911 on the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 7, after Elquhir was found unresponsive lying on the ground outside Brown’s home in the Poospatuck Reservation in Mastic.
Moriches Resident Indicted for Mastic Shooting Resulting in Death
James Brown, 43, from Moriches, is facing second-degree murder charges in Suffolk County, New York. The charges are related to an incident where Brown is accused of shooting Umar Elquhir, resulting in Elquhir's death. Suffolk County District Attorney, Raymond A. Tierney, commended the Suffolk County Police Department for their work on the case.
Medford man charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance
On Nov. 28, Suffolk County District Attorney Raymond A. Tierney announced the indictment of Nathaniel Howell, 40, of Medford, who is accused of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree and other charges for allegedly possessing with intent to sell cocaine and fentanyl from his Medford residence.
Scratch-off success: Suffolk County man wins $3 million lottery prize
GreaterBabylon coverage is funded in part by The Argyle Theatre, where Broadway comes to Babylon. Click here for your tickets to Disney’s Mary Poppins, performing Nov. 9 through Dec. 31. A West Babylon man has won $3 million playing New York Lottery’s Multiplier Craze scratch-off game. Vincent Burzotta...
2 women wanted for stealing $2,500 worth of handbags from Riverhead store
According to police, the duo stole six bags from Michael Kors.
NYS Environmental Conservation Police Nab Suffolk County Hunters Trespassing on State & Private Property
Recently, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Officer (ECO) Cacciola responded to a complaint of hunters trespassing in Suffolk County. Unsure of the hunters’ location in the woods, Officer Cacciola contacted ECO DeRose and K9 Cramer for assistance. ECO Cacciola spotted two hunters walking out of the woods soon after making the call and waited for ECO DeRose to arrive to question the pair.
Big Lots closing its Route 58, Riverhead location
The Riverhead Big Lots store is closing its doors. The front entrance to the Route 58 retail store is plastered with signs announcing “STORE CLOSING” “NOTHING HELD BACK!” and “ENTIRE STORE UP TO 20%” and two people were standing on the sidewalk on Route 58 with “store closing” signs this morning.
Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Makes Six DWI Arrests Over Thanksgiving Weekend
Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested six impaired drivers for Driving While Intoxicated from Thanksgiving Eve through the holiday weekend. Four of the impaired drivers were arrested late Wednesday night into Thanksgiving morning. Deputies also arrested one driver for unauthorized use of a vehicle and criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Rise and Dine: The 3 Must-Try Breakfast & Brunch Destinations in Riverhead
In this article, we explore three delightful Breakfast & Brunch spots in Riverhead. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below:
Deadline nears for New York drivers to submit eye exam to the DMV, or risk suspended license
The DMV has sent out letters and emails to drivers that are affected.
UPDATE: Suffolk 911 Service Restored
Update From the Suffolk County Police Department Cellular service with all Suffolk County 9-1-1 receiving call centers has been restored at this time. Anyone with an emergency can call 9-1-1. There were no reported disruptions to emergency services being dispatched. The problem with 9-1-1 cellular Read More ...
Amid Long Islanders’ Difficulties in Procuring Homeowners’ Insurance, Coastal Insurance Can Help Safeguard What You Hold Most Dear
While Long Island can be the epicenter of a great many sources of beauty, culture, and fun, there are also some drawbacks to living there as well. Chief among them is the fact that when it comes to living on an island, the possibility of flooding is an everyday fact of life, especially if you live along one of Long Island’s many shore-based communities. With that being said, many local homeowners have found it difficult to procure adequate insurance, and that malady has only increased as time has passed.
Cops: Two juveniles arrested for assaulting homeless man
Two juveniles have been arrested after allegedly assaulting a homeless man near TJ Maxx in Riverhead, according to Riverhead Police. Police said they received an anonymous complaint on Nov. 10 at 6:16 p.m. about a group of four to five juveniles that appeared to be in a dispute with a homeless man. When police arrived, they found the man with injuries to his face, police said in a press release. The man reported being asleep when he was struck in the head by unknown subjects, police said. The man was transported to the Peconic Bay Medical Center for treatment of his injuries, police said.
$9K Crime Spree Including Catalytic Converter Thefts Nets Shirley Man Prison Time
Blaise Marckesano, age 38, of Shirley, was sentenced to between 1 ½ and 4 ½ years behind bars in Suffolk County Court on Monday, Nov. 27. He admitted to stealing six catalytic converters from recreational vehicles that were parked at W.E.S. Trailer Services in Wading River over a two-day span in December 2021.
Cops: Two Flanders residents arrested after police find cocaine and drug paraphernalia during raid
Two Flanders residents were arrested on Nov. 17 after police raided their home and found crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia and digital scales, according to Southampton Town Police. Police arrested Melissa Ann Kust, 42, and Monica Morvillo, 23, after a raid on their Cypress Avenue residence in Flanders, according to a...
Bimmer, RV Among Vehicles Up For Grabs At Suffolk County Police Impound Auction
The Suffolk County Police Department will hold its next property auction on Saturday, Dec. 2 – and this time impounded vehicles will take center stage. More than 90 lots will be auctioned off, including sedans, SUVs, and at least one motorhome. Those looking to get a jump on winter...
Suffolk DA's Drug Task Force Executes Search Warrant at Alleged Flanders Drug Den
On November 17, 2023 at approximately 6:01 AM Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office East End Drug Task Force and the Southampton Town Police Department Emergency Services Unit executed a search warrant at 125 Cypress Avenue, Flanders in response to community complaints regarding frequent drug activity at the residence. A...
Police: Man hit in head with hammer at Riverhead housing shelter
Police say Kurtis Eggers attacked the victim at Community Housing Innovations late Sunday and then fled the scene.
COVID-19 Surge in Suffolk County: Hospital Admissions and Deaths Increase, Vaccination Updates for Local Residents
Suffolk County has provided a COVID-19 update for November 27, 2023. The county saw 220 new hospital admissions of confirmed COVID-19 patients in the week ending November 18, 2023. This is a 27.9% increase from the previous week. The rate of hospital admissions per 100,000 people was 7.8, a low level.
NY man had kilo of cocaine he planned to sell out of his home: DA
MEDFORD, N.Y. (PIX11) – A Long Island man was busted with a kilo of cocaine and a heap of fentanyl that he allegedly planned to sell from his home, Suffolk County District Attorney Raymond Tierney said. A search warrant was executed on 40-year-old Nathaniel Howell’s Medford home on Nov. 2. Suffolk County police recovered the […]