Blood Drive Set Saturday in Honor of Suffolk Officer

The Commack Fire Department will host a blood drive Saturday in honor of a Suffolk County police officer who was killed by a drunk driver. Officer Glen Ciano was responding to a call on Feb.22, 2009 when he was struck by a drunk driver at Read More …

Groups Push for Changes in DWI/Drug Laws

Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney led a push Monday against drunk and drugged driving, standing alongside  a host of law enforcement personnel and relatives of people who had been killed in car crashes. The “Deadly Driving Is No Accident” campaign includes a demand for Read More …

Update: East Northport Man Killed in Crash; Driver Charged With DWI

Suffolk County Police charged a man with driving while intoxicated after a fatal crash in Huntington early Saturday morning. Carlos Orellana Mata was driving a Infiniti QX60 east on Route 25, near Verleye Avenue when he drove  into the rear of a 2019 Volvo tractor Read More …

Passenger Injured; Driver Charged With DWI

A Cold Spring Harbor man was charged with driving while intoxicated after his passenger was seriously injured in a motor vehicle crash early Saturday morning. Suffolk police said that Maxwell Hawkinson was driving a 2021 Jaguar F-Pace north on West Neck Road, south of Clearview Read More …

Man Accused of DWI, Endangering Child in Crash

A Huntington Station man was charged with driving under the influence and endangering a child after a crash Sunday night. Suffolk police  arrested Denis Manzaneras-Orellana and said he crashed into an empty parked car on East 10th Street between Varney and Mulford Avenues. His 12-year-old Read More …

Man Accused of DWI After Wrong-Way Stop on LIE

A Huntington man was charged with driving with intoxicated Sunday night after he drove the wrong way on the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills, Suffolk County police said. Officer Weldon Drayton spotted  a 2010 Mazda MZ6 driving toward the Expressway from the wrong direction Read More …

Huntington Officials Plead for DWI Reduction, Driving Safety

Huntington officials, Suffolk County police and the parents of a young victim of a drunken driver pleaded Wednesday for residents to drive more safely. Insp. William Scrima, commanding officer of the Second Precinct, said, “We all know how painful 2020 was for everybody and were Read More …

Greenlawn Man Accused of DWI After Hitting Police Car

A Greenlawn man was arrested and charged with drunken driving early Friday morning after he struck a Suffolk County police car, Suffolk County police said. Police said an officer had stopped a vehicle on Pulaski Road, near Frazer Drive, about 12:20 a.m. The officer was Read More …

Officials Caution Residents Against Drunk, Distracted Driving

Huntington officials reminded residents Monday to drive safely by avoiding drunken or distracted driving.  Town Councilman Mark Cuthbertson, Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, Town Councilman Ed Smyth, Suffolk Police Second Precinct commander William Scrima and friends and relatives of a woman killed by a drunk driver in Read More …

Woman Arrested on DWI Charge After Hitting Police Car

A Huntington woman was arrested Wednesday night after police said she was driving while intoxicated when her vehicle struck an unmarked police vehicle. Suffolk County Police said Katerina Hirasekova was driving a 2019 Volkswagen SUV on Maplewood Road when she crashed her vehicle into the Read More …