Albino Dejesus Medina is led out of Southold Town Court Friday morning. (Credit: Carrie Miller)
Update: Albino Dejesus Medina of Bay Shore, a 20-year-old man arrested last week for his alleged involvement in two separate shootings in Southold and Riverhead towns, has been indicted by a grand jury.
Charges against Mr. Medina filed in Southold Town were dropped Friday, court records show.
Mr. Medina was initially charged in Southold with three counts of assault and one count of criminal possession of a weapon in relation to a gang-related shooting on South Harbor Road in Southold Oct. 14, authorities said.
Riverhead Police then charged Mr. Medina, an alleged MS-13 member, in connection with an Oct. 10 shooting that left a 19-year-old Riverhead shot twice in the back as he was walking home on East Avenue.
The indictment will be unsealed during an arraignment for Mr. Medina in county criminal court.
Mr. Medina is due in Suffolk County Court before Judge William Condon on Tuesday, Nov. 25, records show.
Prior coverage: Riverhead Town police say one of the five men in custody following a gang-related shooting in Southold last month is one of the same men responsible for a shooting in Riverhead that occurred just days before.
Albino Dejesus Medina, 20, of Bay Shore was arrested Wednesday in connection with an Oct. 10 shooting that left a 19-year-old Riverhead shot twice in the back as he was walking home on East Avenue.
A Hyundai Elantra was struck by a Mack truck and a Nissan Rogue on Nicolls Road Monday in Holtsville, seriously injuring a Wading River teen. (Credit: Stringer News)
A Wading River teen was seriously injured in a crash on Nicolls Road in Holtsville Monday afternoon, Suffolk County police said.
A Rocky Point woman was caught driving drunk in Flanders last week, New York State troopers said.
Melissa L. Sciara, 35, was stopped on Wednesday when officers observed her driving with a flat tire on Route 104, police said. Troopers allegedly determined Ms. Sciara was driving drunk and had an active warrant out for her arrest for criminal possession of marijuana.
She was issued traffic tickets and turned over to the Suffolk County Police Department on the active arrest warrant.
• A 20-year-old Rocky Point woman was arrested for possessing drugs on Saturday in Riverhead, state troopers said.
Emily A. Sugarman was stopped for speeding on Old County Road and was allegedly found in possession of marijuana.
She was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.
• A Brentwood man was arrested for driving drunk in Flanders on Sunday, state police said.
Maynor J. Gamoneda Mejia, 30, was stopped for a traffic violation on Flanders Road when he was allegedly found to be intoxicated.
He was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.
Riverhead Town Police are on the search for someone who stole three sets of four tires and rims from brand new vehicles at Apple Honda on Route 58 in Riverhead early Sunday morning. (more…)
There were 215 cases on the docket in Riverhead Town Justice Richard Ehlers’ court, Nov. 3 and 5. The following are among those adjudicated: (more…)
The taxi driver was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center with a head injury. (Credit: Michael White)
A taxi driver was injured after his cab was side-swiped and careened off West Main Street, striking the side of the Greenview Inn motel, Riverhead police said.
The cabbie’s condition was unknown but police at the scene said he suffered a head injury in the 2:50 p.m. crash.
The driver of a second car actually caused the accident by trying to pass the taxi by using the shoulder. (more…)
Two accidents were reported on County Road 51 early Saturday morning. (Credit: Google Maps)
A Cutchogue woman crashed into an unoccupied Southampton Town police car early Saturday morning on a closed roadway in Manorville as police and firefighters were responding to a single-car accident that seriously injured a Manorville man, Southampton Town police said. (more…)
A 45-year-old Riverside man was arrested Wednesday on two bench warrants for failing to pay a fine out of Southampton Town Justice Court, Southampton Town police said.