A toxicology report showed the operator of a 39-foot Cobalt that struck a bulkhead two weeks ago, killing a Riverhead woman onboard, did not have a blood alcohol content above the legal threshold to warrant a criminal charge, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. READ
Brought to you by:
A Greenport man who prosecutors said knowingly sold heroin laced with fentanyl that caused a fatal overdose in Riverhead was acquitted of second-degree manslaughter Thursday. READ
A Smithtown man described as a ringleader in an illegal dumping scheme that targeted East End homeowners has accepted a plea deal, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office announced at a press conference Thursday.
A Greenport Village trustee and three other residents criticized the Southold Town Board Tuesday evening for failing to comment publicly on the recent arrests of two members of the Southold Town Republican Committee. READ
Two North Fork men who work for the Suffolk County Board of Elections were arrested Tuesday and accused of forging signatures on nominating petitions in a “brazen scheme” ahead of the 2018 election, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini. READ
Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini announced an initiative last week to focus on investigating and prosecuting crimes committed by gang members, such as members of MS-13.
Suffolk County District Attorney, Tom Spota was the top law enforcement official in the county, a position he held since 2001. READ
In addition to the town elections, the Nov. 7 ballot will feature countywide contests for district attorney, sheriff, county legislators, state Supreme Court judges, a county court judge and a family court judge. READ
Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota, who was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday, announced he will resign “at the earliest opportunity.” READ
Republican county lawmakers are calling for Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini to step down after he announced his intent to run for district attorney this fall.
At a press conference in Riverside Tuesday, Legislators Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst), Robert Trotta (R-Fort Salonga) and Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) said they believe Mr. Sini will be distracted from his duties while campaigning.