An Aquebogue man was arrested Thursday for selling crack cocaine, Riverhead Police said in a press release. The arrest was reportedly the result of complaints over a high volume of traffic in the alleged dealer’s neighborhood.
A Calverton man was arrested on a felony drug charge Thursday following an East End Drug Task Force investigation, according to a police press release.
A Riverhead man was arrested on felony weapons charges Monday following a traffic stop in Riverside, according to a Southampton police press release.
At the start of Tuesday’s press conference in Riverhead announcing the results of a major East End drug investigation, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota stressed that the arrests that have already been made represent merely the beginning of what is to come.
Fourteen individuals were behind bars, he said, and 40 more will soon follow. (more…)
Last Sunday, police said Leann Dallas was arrested by Southampton Town police after she allegedly damaged someone else’s car intentionally in Flanders.
Exactly one week later, town police arrested the Seaford woman again, this time on a charge of driving while ability impaired by drugs along Flanders Road, according to a police press release. READ
Four people were arrested Saturday at Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office DWI Task Force checkpoints set up throughout Riverhead Town. READ
An unlicensed Nassau County man was arrested on a drugged driving charge late Sunday morning after he crashed a vehicle into Sergio’s Pizza on Route 58 in Riverhead and fled the scene, town police said. READ
A North Fork native — a “good kid” and an accomplished athlete, said Mattituck High School principal Shawn Petretti — played lacrosse at the high school level and went on to play for a college out of state.
When he left New York, though, he ran into a college culture of painkiller drug abuse that was inescapable, recalled Mr. Petretti Monday night.