Visits Suspended at Jail to Block Covid-19

Visits to inmates will be suspended starting Sunday at the Suffolk County jail in Yaphank to prevent the potential spread of Covid-19, the sheriff’s office announced Wednesday. Attorneys  can visit their clients via booth visits only if scheduled in advance by the attorney. They will Read More …

Man Accused of Stealing Credit Cards From Supermarket Shoppers

A Roosevelt man was arrested Monday and charged with stealing credit cards from women while they were shopping at supermarkets. Suffolk County Police said Willie Vanderhall was arrested at the Stop & Shop in East Northport after a 70-year-old woman reported that her card had Read More …

East Northport Man Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading

Douglas Roth, the former chief financial officer of Aceto Corporation, pleaded guilty to securities fraud for insider trading. Roth obtained non-public information about Aceto’s financial condition while serving as the company’s CFO, then sold shares of Aceto ahead of a public announcement detailing negative information Read More …

Dix Hills Psychologist Accused of Filing False Insurance Claims

A Dix Hills psychologist has been arrested and charged with filing false health insurance claims in his job at Pilgrim Psychiatric Center, Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini said Thursday. Arrested was Joseph Gottesman, 43, the associate director of operations at Pilgrim. Sini and New Read More …

Spencer Gives Up Leadership Role in Suffolk Legislature

William “Doc” Spencer gave up his leadership posts Thursday in the Suffolk County Legilsature, two days after he was arrested on charges of trying to trade drugs for sexual favors, Newsday reported. He had served as Democratic majority leader and chairman of the legislative health Read More …

Spencer Arraigned on 2 Drug Charges

Dr. William Spencer, a well-regarded physician and Sufolk County legislator, was arraigned Wednesday on charges that he attempted to trade drugs for sexual favors. He pleaded not guilty by video to two B felonies, third-degree sale of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of Read More …