Pastor Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges

A Huntington pastor was arrested Thursday on charges he sexually abused a teenager, Suffolk County police said.   Arrested was Clinton Bucknor, who works at the Seventh Day Adventist Church at  21 West Ninth  St., Huntington. An investigation by Special Victims Section detectives determined that Read More …

East Northport Man, 67, Convicted in Sexual Abuse of Great-Niece

An East Northport man was found guilty Wednesday of sexually abusing his great niece over a period of nearly five years. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office said that the man began abusing the girl after the family went to a restaurant to celebrate her Read More …

Huntington Station Father Gets 18 Years for Sexually Abusing Daughter

A Huntington Station father was sentenced Wednesday to 18 years in prison for sexually abusing his daughter, which was caught on video, Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney said. The man, 42, was  sentenced on charges of:  One count of Course of Sexual Conduct Read More …

Huntington Station Man Admits Sexually Abusing Daughter

A 42-year-old Huntington Station man pleaded guilty to sexually abusing his daughter  over a three-year period. According to court documents and the defendant’s admissions during his guilty plea allocution, the defendant began sexually abusing his daughter for three years, beginning in September 2018, when she Read More …

Cold Spring Harbor Voters OK Funds for Sex-Abuse Settlements

Cold Spring Harbor voters Thursday night approved the liquidation of a reserve fund to pay two sex-abuse lawsuits. The vote was 241-27. The district had asked for the vote to cover the settlements brought under the Child Victims Act against two former teachers, both of whom Read More …

Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Niece

A  Melville man pleaded guilty Monday to sexually abusing his seven-year-old niece in August. “This defendant violated the innocence of a seven-year-old child to satisfy his own despicable sexual desires,” said District Attorney Raymond A. Tierney. “This plea will hold the defendant accountable while sparing Read More …

Cold Spring Harbor to Vote on Financing of Sex-Abuse Settlement

Residents of the Cold Spring Harbor Central School District will vote Nov. 16 on a proposition to liquidate the district’s 2020 $7,667,594 Capital Reserve Fund to pay a settlement agreement involving sex-abuse lawsuits. If approved by voters, the reserve funds will be used toward paying  Read More …

Cold Spring Harbor School District Settles 2 Sex Abuse Claims

The Cold Spring Harbor school district has agreed to pay a total of $14 million to  settle two claims of sex abuse dating back 40 years. In a letter to the community dated Aug. 8, the district said it agreed to pay one former student Read More …

School Bus Driver Accused of Sex Abuse, Possessing Child Porn

Updated: A school bus driver was arrested Tuesday morning and accused of sex abuse and possession of child pornography.   Suffolk County police arrested Charles Titone III at his home on Depot Road in Huntington Station after an investigation triggered by a tip from the Read More …

Man Charged in Sex Abuse of Child

A Huntington Station man is due in court Tuesday on charges of sex with a child under the age of 13. Carlos Argueta, 33, faces two counts of a B felony, listed as first-degree Course sex conduct with a child, which is defined as “when, Read More …