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.
06-02-2019 | 7:45 PM | ROCK HILL,SC — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety reports that a trooper and suspect have been injured in an officer-involved shooting that occurred in York County on June 2, 2019.
The incident began near Mt. Gallant Road and Lexie Lane near Rock Hill around 7:45 p.m. Trooper Paul Wise attempted to stop the driver of a 2009 BMW for no safety belt. The suspect fled and the trooper began a short pursuit.
The suspect traveled south on Mt. Gallant Road, turning onto India Hook Road where he struck the gate at Camp Canaan Campground.
The suspect exited the vehicle and began firing at the trooper’s vehicle. The trooper returned fire, striking the suspect. Both were struck by the exchange of gunfire and were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.
Trooper Wise is assigned to Highway Patrol Troop Four, York County, and has been with the SC Highway Patrol since September 2016. He was transported to Piedmont Medical Center and is alert and in good condition.
The suspect Willie Bernard Wright, 27, of Gaffney, SC, was transported to Piedmont Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
The shooting is under investigation by the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED).
05-28-2019 | 9:37 PM | HICKSVILLE,NY— The Nassau County Police Homicide Squad is investigating a Serious Vehicular Accident involving a bicyclist that occurred on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 9:37 p.m., in Hicksville, New York.
According to detectives, officers responded for a serious motor vehicle accident that occurred in the vicinity of Newbridge Road and Old Country Road. A male, 63, was driving a 2019 Nissan northbound on Newbridge Road and struck a bicyclist. The male bicyclist, 16, was crossing Old County Road west to east. The bicyclist suffered multiple head injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. He is listed in critical condition. The male driver had no injuries.
The vehicle was brake and safety tested. The investigation is ongoing.
05-27-2019 | 9:34 PM | CHARLOTTE,NC — Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit are conducting a homicide investigation in the 8800 block of Orren Court in the Steele Creek Division. The call for service came in at 9:34 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2019.
Steele Creek Division patrol officers along with the Charlotte-Fire Department and MEDIC personnel, responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service. Upon arrival, first responders located a male with an apparent gunshot wound located inside a vehicle. Medic pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. His name will be released once his family has been notified of his death.
Homicide Detectives are currently canvassing the area to determine whether there are any additional witnesses to this incident.
Crime Scene Search responded to the call for service to process the scene and collect physical evidence. Representatives of the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Homicide Prosecution Team, Victim Services, CFD, Medic and Operations Command responded to the scene.
This is an ongoing, active investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective. Detective Tisdale is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.
05-04-2019 | 08:50 PM | MASTIC,NY — Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in Mastic last night.
A man was crossing Herkimer Street, at the intersection of Carlton Street, when he was struck by a southbound 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe at approximately 8:50 p.m. The driver of the Tahoe, Joseph Virga, 55, of Mastic, stopped the vehicle and called 911. A second vehicle, also travelling southbound on Herkimer Street, then struck the victim and fled the scene.
The victim, whose name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.
Detectives believe the second vehicle that struck the victim is a dark colored, four-door sedan that fled the scene southbound on Mastic Road.
Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call Major Case Unit detectives at 631-852-6555 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.