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06-11-2019 | 6:15 PM | DIX HILLS,NY — Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the murder of a Dix Hills man who was found dead in his residence last night.

Armindo Reis lived alone in the residence located at 22 Penn Drive. When neighbors could not get in contact with him yesterday, they called his son. When Reis’s son arrived at the residence at approximately 6:15 p.m., he found his father unconscious and called 911.  When Second Precinct officers arrived at the scene, they found Reis had sustained a gunshot wound.

Reis, 74, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

06-02-2019 | 9:25 PM | DIX HILLS,NY — Suffolk County Police last night arrested a Huntington Station man for DWI following a motor vehicle crash in Dix Hills. Moise Chavez Quintero was driving a 2007 Toyota sedan westbound on Vanderbilt Parkway when the vehicle left the roadway and crashed at approximately 9:25 p.m.. Quintero Chavez was not injured. Three passengers in the vehicle sustained minor injuries. Chavez Quintero, 31, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

05-23-2019 | 3:40 pM | WEST BABYLON,NY Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that injured a man in West Babylon this afternoon.

A man was sitting in a car at the corner of Commander Avenue and Straight Path when he was shot at approximately 3:40 p.m. The man, 24, of Lindenhurst, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.  

04-14-2019 | 10:30 PM | VALLEY STREAM,NY — A Cessna Pilot became disoriented in heavy fog causing the plane to go down in front of home after running out of fuel.

At 10:30pm on Sunday night a Cessna 172 made an emergency landing into a Long Island, New York neighborhood after running out of fuel. The plane which is a registered rental out Danny Waizman Flight School And Aircraft Rental in Farmingdale, New York was returning from a trip in Niagra Falls, New York.

The pilot Dongl Kim, 27 of Flushing, New York and his 2 passengers, Hung Joo Na, 27 of Flushing, New York & Jung Woo, 26 also of Flushing, New York were returning to Republic Airport in Farmingdale, New York when the unthinkable happened. As the plane approached the small suburban New York airport, the pilot attempted to land the plane unsuccessfully four times. According to Nassau County Police Department Commissioner Patrick Ryder, after the unsuccessful landing attempts at Republic Airport, the aircraft was redirected to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) where again they unsuccessfully landed the plane twice.

The Nassau County Police Department confirms that the Cessna 172 continued on a wild ride very low on fuel as the clipped the rooftop of a church in Valley Stream, New York. The plane then careened into the front yard of a home at 113 Claredon Drive in Valley Stream, New York.

Commissioner Ryder said the overhead electrical wires prevented the small plane from striking the residential property on Claredon Drive. All three occupants on board were able to self-evacuate the aircraft prior to the arrival of police and emergency personnel. One passenger suffered a minor finger injury and and treated by EMS.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) responded to the scene and is currently conducting an investigation.

MOUNT SINAI, NY : Friday, January 19, 2018, at approximately 11:30 p.m.

Suffolk County Police arrested a woman for driving while intoxicated after a motor vehicle crash that injured a police officer and the female driver in Mount Sinai last night.

Elvia Turcios was driving a 2003 Nissan Altima westbound on Route 25A, near Mt. Sinai Ave. at approximately 11:30 p.m. when her vehicle struck an occupied Suffolk County Police Department patrol car parked on the shoulder of the road with the emergency lights on during a traffic stop. The Altima then struck a 2004 Jeep Cherokee traveling eastbound, and the Altima overturned.  The vehicle originally pulled over in the traffic stop was not involved in the crash.

The Sixth Precinct officer in the vehicle and Turcios were transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Turcios, 30, of Port Jefferson, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Failure to Yield to an Emergency Vehicle and issued additional summonses. She was held at the Sixth Precinct and

arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on January 20.

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