01/29/15 6:44pm
01/29/2015 6:44 PM
Bail remained set at $250 for John Costello following Tuesday's court appearance. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

John Costello following a court appearance last month. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)

A Suffolk grand jury has indicted the 71-year-old Greenport man accused of being drunk behind the wheel when swerving into oncoming traffic and striking another car and killing its passenger last month, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office announced Thursday. (more…)

01/29/15 6:44pm
Bail remained set at $250 for John Costello following Tuesday's court appearance. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

John Costello following a court appearance last month. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)

A Suffolk grand jury has indicted the 71-year-old Greenport man accused of being drunk behind the wheel when swerving into oncoming traffic and striking another car and killing its passenger last month, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office announced Thursday. (more…)

12/26/14 8:00am
12/26/2014 8:00 AM
John Costello is led out of court Dec. 16. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

John Costello is led out of court Dec. 16. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

The news of a prominent Greenport business owner driving drunk — allegedly causing a crash that left a Peconic man dead — shocked the community weeks before 2014 came to an end. John Costello, 71, stands accused of driving drunk, swerving into oncoming traffic and striking another car, killing its passenger on Dec. 6. (more…)