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Cops: 6 Arrested, Manager Cited in Commack Bar Bust

Two employees arrested, manager cited at Arizona Bar and Grill, police said.

Six people were arrested and a manager cited Thursday during a state liquor authority check at a Commack bar, police said.

Suffolk County police conducted the check at , at 6106 Jericho Turnpike at 11:50 p.m.

Scott Bejes, 28, of Kings Park, the bar's manager and bartender, was issued three citations; two for violations of New York State Alcohol Beverage Control  Laws and one for a Suffolk County Sanitary Code violation, police said.

Two security guards, Jose Mejia, 22, of Oceanside, and Jamarr Williams, 24, of Brentwood, were aressted and charged with being unlicensed, according to police.

Four patrons of the bar were also arrested:

  • Torrey Smith, 34, of East Northport, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.
  • Carla Donovan, 26, of East Northport, was charged with three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance.
  • Princena Degraffe, 27, of Central Islip, was charged with criminal possession of marijuana.
  •  Benito Delgado, 30, of Huntington Station, was charged with disorderly conduct. 

All are scheduled to appear at First District Court in Central Islip at an undisclosed date.

Thomas March 03, 2012 at 04:00 PM
I don't understand what happened here. Okay the SCPD and state liquor authority go check out a bar and find problems.....what happens next? They start shaking down the patrons? Just asking.
BillLongisland March 03, 2012 at 05:53 PM
Sounds like an action place, there ! I guess the miscreants will have to find another place to find their marijuana ! Next stop Applebee's parking lot !
Charlotte March 03, 2012 at 06:16 PM
I used to visit that bar in my mid thirties....we always had a good time...but once the bar was sold, the bar went to hell....plus I live 4 blocks from the bar.....what the hell is happening in Commack....for the taxes we pay in this town, its a disgrace...
Michael March 03, 2012 at 08:01 PM
Cannot say I'm surprised. Have you seen what hangs around there lately?? Not the best crowd. I believe he has Hip Hop nights on Thursday and it is a rough element. Bottles left in parking lot, music blasting form cars in lot late into the morning sometimes. It was once a nice "neighborhood crowd" but no more. Glad finally some action was taken. Hopefully this place will be closed soon
dooty March 05, 2012 at 11:00 AM
There are still some of the same skelly dirtbags that have been there thirty years ago

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