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…)

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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