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…)

12/09/14 2:44pm
(Credit: AJ Ryan, Stringer News Service)

(Credit: AJ Ryan, Stringer News Service)

It could take about a week for results to be returned from the blood test to measure John Costello’s blood alcohol level during Saturday’s fatal crash in Greenport, Southold Town Police Chief Martin Flatley said Tuesday.

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12/07/14 9:07am
12/07/2014 9:07 AM
(Credit: AJ Ryan, Stringer News Service)

Police say this pickup truck was involved in Saturday night’s fatal crash in Greenport. (Credit: AJ Ryan, Stringer News Service)

Update 5:30 p.m. Sunday: John Costello Sr., who was charged Saturday with DWI stemming from a fatal car crash in Greenport, has posted $250 bail and remains at Stony Brook Medical Center for treatment of his injuries, Southold Town police said.

A hospital spokesperson said Mr. Costello was listed in fair condition Monday afternoon. He is expected to be arraigned on a misdemeanor driving while intoxicated charge at a later date.

The driver of the other vehicle, Oseas Ramirez, was charged with driving without a license, police said.

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