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Luis Guevara-Henriquz, 26, of Hempstead, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. (Photo: NYS Police)
Carol H April 21, 2014 at 07:07 pm
The following comments are not meant to be construed as being an advocate for teen /under agedRead More drinking, just a personal observation: 1-When I was in HS in the 70s kids aged 13-18 were drinking in their own homes or in parks while parents were out for the eve or weekend. Nothing has changed much there, IMO. 2- my mid + 20 something kids have told me stories of parties in HS where the parents were not only home, but would buy beer & hard liquor (multiple flavored vodkas) for huge parties for their kids & their friends. They would sometimes party with the under aged teens as well. ( not one of my kids were "allowed" to drink before 21 yrs old. Nor in my home, nor at family functions. I wasn't with them every moment of the day to enforce this.) This is nothing new & if you think it is you are delusional. There are good & bad parenting styles. 3- I was once shown Facebook pictures of a 16 yr old local boy loading a few cases of beer onto a party bus for Jr Prom, using a dolly, so tell me that the bus driver was unaware. Perhaps stiffer penalties are needed for the bus drivers, to include the bus company and check ladies purses for drugs & booze smuggled in. Again, some parents are real a------- when it comes to this but some of us are responsible and teach their kids hoping & praying that they do the right thing despite peer pressure. 4- all of my children use taxi service, designated drivers or the train when they wish to drink legally (mid to upper 20s). They were taught at an early age never to get into a car with anyone they felt may have been impaired and so far have called me on 2 occasions to come get them at 2 or 3 am when this was so. God willing they will stay safe. Parents are the first line of defense, but stiffer laws are needed for bus companies & idiot parents who think it's a right of passage. Talk to your local elected officials!
Joe C. April 21, 2014 at 07:53 pm
Big Party Bus leaving from Massapequa after the Junior Prom Friday Night on its way to NYC Saturday.Read More Joanna P. is the organizer and her fool of a father Tony P. is the signer. Let the lawsuits begin !!!! Good Luck !!!!!
Penquin April 21, 2014 at 10:55 pm
You want the drivers eyes on the road or eyes on the kids. Let the parents pat down the kids beforeRead More they get on the bus. Leave the driver alone
Chrissy F April 18, 2014 at 10:23 am
I feel sorry for the person that died, but I see it all the time, whether it's in Halesite or up inRead More Huntington Station, people just walk out into the street on NY Ave like they own the road. Especially by all the Bodegas. People hanging out drinking and then darting into the road. Not sure what happened in this case.
Ann Darcy April 19, 2014 at 12:16 pm
A man is killed in Halesite and the above poster drags in bodegas, the Station and drunks. Hard toRead More see the connection there. If you are not sure what happened, what's the purpose of your comment?
CAPICU April 19, 2014 at 04:35 pm
Chrissy F...I'm with you on that .The police department needs to enforce Jaywalking Laws.The area inRead More Huntington Station you mention is an area just waiting for another accident to happen.Often you find drunk man standing in the middle of the road and people running across the street showing no regard for their safety and others. Police and Fire department only show up to clean up the carnage after the accident,but no enforcement of the jaywalking laws is ever enforced.The only thing they do is give tickets to anyone driving in that area for a day or two.I do regret what happened to Mr. Jose Lucero and do not accuse him of being reckless or at fault for the tragedy inflicted upon him.
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Scott Peterson April 18, 2014 at 11:29 pm
In my experiences, the State Police I've encountered in my travels across the country have alwaysRead More displayed a level of courtesy and professionalism I've often found wanting in smaller organizations. I've never encountered a prick as I define the term though were I to include the term to mean one who seemingly allows no exceptions, I could see the term as valid.
knee jerk April 19, 2014 at 09:07 am
Well put definition Scott, seemingly describing Maryland State Troopers to a tee.
Jaques Strape April 22, 2014 at 12:34 pm
Pennsylvania Troopers are equally professional and courteous.
Luis Guevara-Henriquz, 26, of Hempstead, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. (Photo: NYS Police)
stefan krompier April 20, 2014 at 04:45 pm
Back in the Day one of my sons begged to go on a trip to Great Adventure that was non sanctioned byRead More our High School. I sad fine and agreed to drive him to the pickup point. I don't think it was unexpected when I said "let me say hi to some of your friends" who had already boarded the bus. I was not surprised to see that the coolers on the bus had a greater variety of alcoholic beverages than I could have ever have hoped to accumulate in my liquor/beer cabinet. Not a word from my son as we walked back to my car. Was it my job in that situation to call the cops?
EG April 20, 2014 at 05:08 pm
Seriously everyone, our modern liberal society coddle's "kids" until they are like 30Read More plus years old. Then when they don't exhibit mature adult behavior, everyone seems dumbfounded. When you're pointing your finger at the "kids" three are pointing back at you
Walter S April 20, 2014 at 06:34 pm
James Barrett may have a point, they were being safeish. Imagine if they rented vans or somethingRead More and were driving themselves under the influence? It isn't cheap to rent a coach bus and I have to believe parents put up the money for this. The parents should be held accountable first if they paid for it and not accompanying the children. Parents should also be held more accountable for the actions of children 21 and younger. Many people bring children into this world and assume no responsibility, this must change.
whodat April 15, 2014 at 04:18 pm
So unlocked & unattended doors should Be considered normal at such a facility.What a dope.Read More Security dropped the ball.
peter piper April 17, 2014 at 11:39 am
what a moron
Jane Public April 23, 2014 at 01:28 am
Clearly this man child of 35 years old has the maturity level and thought process of an adolescent,Read More perhaps a mental evaluation will do James Tiberius Ford Rankin (Moon Juice) some good. Really this man child is 35 years old, dresses and looks like a 15 year old with a high school education with no potential, no opportunity to make a life for himself in the real world. James try to do something with your life except being an embarrassment and burden on your family and eventually on society. Walt Whitman High School turns out great taxi drivers. James you remind me of the character in the movie “Taxi Driver” it’s about a mentally unstable man that drives a taxi cab in New York; you have the same camouflage coat, same Mohawk haircut and same taxi driver job, and both mentally unstable.
Dix Hills Fire Department. Credit: Steve Silverman
Bob Commisso April 14, 2014 at 10:03 am
Dix Hills FD Recruitment Page link is:Read More www.facebook.com/pages/Dix-Hills-Fire-Department-Recruitment-Page/619013778191253 Website is: www.DixHillsFD.org
Adina Genn (Editor) April 14, 2014 at 10:13 am
Thanks Bob, for adding the links. Because of a glitch, they did not appear in the story initially.
Police say this man who broke into Walt Whitman High School. Credit: Suffolk County Police
Honeybee April 15, 2014 at 04:53 pm
Glad they got him but I assure you that south hunt board of Ed will do everything possible to coverRead More up what ever they can. They are famous for cover ups! That's what they do best! Don't trust any of them. That is a fact jack!
knee jerk April 16, 2014 at 05:27 pm
Hey Mike R: It says UP TO $5,000 reward, which means they could give you 25 cents also. Now, on theRead More other hand, if they were looking for the "King of Clubs" or perhaps the "Jack of Hearts".........
Mike R April 16, 2014 at 06:49 pm
Hahaha yeah, trust me I'm not naive enough to believe that i would have actually gotten the 5kRead More reward. Regardless i would've called it in if they hadn't caught the guy already. News 12 said he was taking A 'selfie' in the halls. It was some sort of a game in his eyes. I would assume comparable to how a graffiti artist leaves him mark on hard to reach buildings. Crazy lol
knee jerk April 13, 2014 at 03:24 pm
Hey Arch, you completely missed SMUTS point, as usual, which was: "Do we not deserve to beRead More reassured about our families safety" and not your usual lame comparison to school taxes vs SCPD taxes. If there were I officer to 30 residents as the teacher/student ratio exists (1/30 approximate) the SCPD taxes would be off the charts.
Smuts April 14, 2014 at 10:22 am
Idiots - Im not complaing aobut the policemen and their salaries. I am not complaining about taxes.Read More I am wondering why all these stories just seem to fade away and we NEVER find out what really happened. Six Dick - The Oheka castle shooting was a "hit" . Wow, i guess you are connected ( to the Soprano reruns on tv) and give that explantion becuase you are special and in the know? How do you make that assertion? Share with the rest of us common folk please!
Six Pack April 15, 2014 at 08:12 am
Smuts. Not sure as to why you feel the need to use profanity. Anyway. Chances are that a maskedRead More gunman shooting a well known business owner in the middle of the afternoon while he sits in his auto outside of his facility was not a random act of violence. I don't believe there is an executioner running around attempting to murder innocent people. But I've been wrong before. Guess we wil just have to wait and see
Ronald Feldstein, 66, is charged with fourth degree grand larceny. (SCPD photo)
CAPICU April 10, 2014 at 12:27 pm
Buyer beware If brokerage firms can be taken !
Rich April 10, 2014 at 06:49 pm
Archie Bunker- I think you need to take a refresher math course. They wanted to sell the stock inRead More 2010, and contacted the police in 2011. Not sure how your math turned that into "2 years to report it" Taking into account that different years can be as little as one day apart, and I'm sure they spent some time waiting for the nonexistent check to arrive, and trying to get in touch with him. So the only remarkable thing about that is your math skills, or lack of.
Johny Q April 13, 2014 at 10:22 pm
“Their money was better in his pocket. He knew how to spend it better.”
crookhaven April 6, 2014 at 06:40 pm
hey krista, i believe u can use both words-pled and pleaded......
Ivan Ivanovich April 7, 2014 at 12:53 am
"I was doing research for my investigation" said the pervert cop
Giambona Jr April 11, 2014 at 09:05 am
Once again another Law Inforcement officer ,considers himself above the law.
CAPICU April 3, 2014 at 10:03 am
Hey Barbie..... you know ...you don't need to know eNGRISH to use a smartie phone.
Buck Wheat April 7, 2014 at 11:33 am
A Family member reported her missing? where are her parents? she entered the country legally twoRead More months ago? She is 16 and speaks no English does she go to school? did she sign up for Obamacare?? Will taxpayers be paying for her kids to go to college??
CAPICU April 7, 2014 at 12:42 pm
I think you're barking up the wrong tree ........The commentators on this page can't answer youRead More questions..Amigo
John April 4, 2014 at 09:12 pm
@Susan Yes I can fill in gaps and NEW STUFF going on in the Chris Boutin case very well for you. IfRead More anyone cares has been following his case (hearings, motions, bail etc) very easily done on webcrims they would be up to date, but it appears most have not so i will bring everyone up to speed. Christopher was picked up and charges with 3 counts of a controlled sale ( Heroin ) from his driveway to alleged undercover police. Chances are these undercover police they speak of was simply a customer who got pulled over leaving the home of MR Boutin as police watched, They was given two Options. Go to jail or work with them to take down MR Boutin with hard evidence they needed and be there RAT they needed or as i will continue to reefer to him as there (CI) Aka confidential informant. Chris was booked with a 2 misdemeanor charges of possession and 3 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree schedule 1 dangerous drug. The Judge set his bail at 20k cash or 40K bond. He remained in custody. His next hearing the Judge ordered his bail set to 40k cash or 40k bond, He remained in custody. Around march 5th while Chris was still in police custody/county jail a NEW 4th felony charge, Possession of a schedule 1 dangerous drug with intent to sell and a judge ordered his bail set to 50k cash, 50k bond. It also mention's a Grand Jury in his webcrims report a more then once. From looking over the fact's in this one would come to believe another Agency that was not present during the arrest, possibly the DEA or DRUG TASK FORCE had pending charges of a past sale of heroin since new charges were added on while in custody during one of his court dates. It would also appear buy the mention of a grand jury that Chris has not accepted or most likely the prosecutor has not yet offered a plea bargain for a lighter sentence. It's extremely possible since another felony charge was added there could be more charges on-going that he does not know about yet, and this is why no plea-agreements have been made. I looked up his past criminal history in the state of NY to see if this was his first offense or not. It shows a misdemeanor arrest of Paraphernalia possession of Hypodermic syringes or needles from a few years back but does not show charges if there was any or if the case was thrown out. It looks like he is facing 8 to 15 years upstate NY, and with good behavior will be out in 5 or 6. PS as in the Boutin Case, Confidential Informant's (who only have to testify in a trial, but there name will appear on Chris's paperwork for him to see eventually ) undercover police usually is slang for it was a busted customer who used a police issued video and voice recording device placed in the car to do 3 or 4 buys. They will not tell the public, This way other dealer's do not read about all the busted customers used to put charges on drug dealers. A way to keep them out of the Loop and in the dark so to say. The same reason the words phone tap are not often printed in articles. So they think they don't use them around here. The word's you do not hear somebody does not want you to hear for a reason, This way people have no idea it happens every day to make drug bust's or else cases wont hold up in court.. All Tools, Tricks, lies and deceit used buy the police since the 70's.
John April 4, 2014 at 09:12 pm
My all time favorite. Police arrest 2 best friends for what-ever the case might be, Then put eachRead More friend in separate rooms telling one friend his buddy is talking up a storm about him, confessed its him, or about to tell us everything, So now is his last chance to do the right thing and be the only one out of two who are going home tonight when that door close's behind us, if not your friend will be the one to leave. So the one friend being pressured hard knows the game's police play so he sits there saying to himself over and over my best friend would never rat me out or Lie and say it was me (when hes not guilty). Eventually hours and hours later your starving and threw one way glass they ask your friend to move rooms and make sure he sees his best friend walk buy eating a bag of McDonald's laughing as the cops tell him a joke about someone else there. So he gets angry and when the police come back in he talks and tells all about his friend. They Won. Meanwhile all they did was tell his friend that they both are not in any trouble and each are allowed diner while they process them before both go home, and offer to pick him up some food when there done eating at McDonald's so his buddy was hungry and all he did was say yes. Meanwhile they just got his best friend to talk with this simple $6 bag of fast food diversion.
JGJR April 5, 2014 at 08:49 pm
So the long story short, two guilty drug users got played by the police, and you want us to feel badRead More for them??? You ARE using too much of your own product.
ARCH STANTON March 31, 2014 at 03:30 pm
THE INCIDENTS OF SEXUAL ABUSE AND INAPPROPRIATE CONTACT WITH STUDENTS IN SCHOOLS ON LONG ISLAND ISRead More RISING. IN THE PAST FIFTEEN MONTHS THERE HAVE BEEN ELEVEN ARRESTS OF TEACHERS ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ABUSE. HOW MANY OTHER INCIDENTS HAVE OCCURRED, THAT CHILDREN ARE AFRAID TO REPORT? MOST PARENTS TEACH THEIR CHILDREN TO BE WARY OF STRANGERS. UNFORTUNATELY MOST INCIDENTS OF ABUSE ARE PERPETRATED BY SOMEONE THE CHILD KNOWS. THEY SHOULDN'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT NOT BEING SAFE IN THEIR SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT.
Halesite Fire Department at fire in Huntington Bay. Credit Ex-Chief Dennis Troup of the Halesite Fire Department
Corliss Hewitt March 28, 2014 at 06:28 am
Does anyone know the exact locations of these events? I grew up on Bay Ave. in the 50s-60s and doRead More not recognize this house. Thanks!
The charred remains of the Mariners Cove Inn in Point Pleasant Beach
getgoing1973 March 26, 2014 at 08:28 am
at least now with all the victims getting clothes, Karl (with a K) the registered sex offender willRead More be well dressed when lurking around playgrounds
grmahigold March 26, 2014 at 09:25 am
a quick search shows Karl isnt the only sex offender displaced. Glad they r beachfront at the WhiteRead More Sands now !!!!
frespase March 27, 2014 at 01:23 pm
and they are not sandy victims
knee jerk March 31, 2014 at 09:06 pm
Hey Arch: It's OK to "flash your lights", try it sometime, maybe it will set you free.
ARCH STANTON April 1, 2014 at 05:59 pm
HEY K J, YOU CAN BE AS LIBERAL AND FREE THINKING AS YOU WANT TO BE IN YOUR PERSONAL LIFE. IN ARead More PREVIOUS COMMENT YOU WERE ALL FOR GETTING DRUNKS OFF THE ROAD AND SETTING UP DWI CHECKPOINTS, WHICH YOU FEEL FREE TO EXCLUDE YOURSELF FROM. YOU ARE ALREADY LIVING IN ONE OF THE LEAST OPPRESSIVE SOCIETIES IN THE WORLD, SO IT'S NOT THAT DIFFICULT TO ABIDE BY THE LAWS. THERE HAS TO BE SOME PREVIOUS PERSONAL HISTORY, THAT MAKES YOU SO VINDICTIVE. I THINK YOUR LIGHTS ARE FLICKERING LIKE RPM'S. ENOUGH SAID ON THIS TOPIC.
knee jerk April 2, 2014 at 09:54 am
Hey Arch, only if those DWI checkpoints include ALL drunks, including off duty cops and MADDRead More members. My lights may well be flickering, but yours went off a long time ago. I'VE ALSO WASTED ENOUGH TIME ON YOU-YOU'LL NEVER GET IT.
Leroy Greene (left) and Leo Johnson were arrested soon after a bank robbery in Deer Park Thursday. (SCPD photos)
ARCH STANTON March 24, 2014 at 06:46 pm
HEY RPM, YOU SOUND LIKE A BROKEN RECORD. I TOSSED OUT MY 45 RPM RECORDS A LONG TIME AGO.
monkey lewis March 27, 2014 at 12:07 am
Now look at here they be lookin fo sum huffin money
Frank M March 31, 2014 at 05:21 pm
To "Get off my lawn"...great post. Apparently Stevo and Bill do not agree with you postRead More because they lack a sense of humor, or have no idea of what our elected officials are doing or planning to do.
Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice. Credit: Adina Genn
Nicholas Vernola March 30, 2014 at 08:48 am
Capicu, I hope there is some "human nature" that happens when your are on Vacation nextRead More time
Nicholas Vernola March 30, 2014 at 08:51 am
She is what we need in Govt in non liberal states, for you guys that like corruption, you shouldRead More need a passport to get out of new York
Nicholas Vernola March 30, 2014 at 08:57 am
Working on the LIRR is ending a career, not proud of what you did for a living, but proud of howRead More much you got paid to do so little. and how much you were able to steal...where else can you get paid 6 figures and paid benefits for life for the intricate use of a hole puncher or carrying of a lamp?
Dix Hills Fire Department will hold a CPR class. Credit: Steve Silverman
tbooton March 18, 2014 at 11:43 am
This is a great community service and should be performed at all Huntington Fire Houses YEARLY.Read More Furthermore, All of the Huntington Fire Departments should also at the same time give out or sell Low cost batteries and Smoke and CO2 Detectors, Children,Pet and Fire hydrant Signs for the Home, and other brochures like fire safety and emergency escape and meeting routes.
Robbie Shalla March 18, 2014 at 02:27 pm
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ARCH STANTON March 16, 2014 at 11:16 am
IF YOU DON'T WANT TO BE A VICTIM OF CREDIT CARD SCAMS, GO GREEN. IT ALSO KEEPS YOU OUT OF DEBT. IRead More MEAN CASH NOT CABBAGE. HAPPY ST. PATRICKS DAY TO EVERYONE.
Lanning Taliaferro (Editor) March 18, 2014 at 01:59 pm
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JOHN DEMPSEY JR. March 20, 2014 at 06:53 am
I'm sorry, but it sounds a little bit like racial profiling . This type of action does not takeRead More place on other ethnic holidays . Think about it.
Photo Credit: Lisa Thomas/www.photographybylisathomas.com
knee jerk March 13, 2014 at 05:03 pm
That's right David, they'll even auction that car off in a few weeks for their pension fund, as aRead More one owner cream puff. Of course you won't be allowed to start it till after you buy it.
Patchogue Snoop March 15, 2014 at 09:56 am
Knee check out Boat US website. It gives you the info on the rider. Better get it because those guysRead More in that boat behind you won't tow you in anymore, despite staggering salaries and taxes we pay, but they will destroy your life with a pollution of estuary waters fine. Woody...I think it is a riot. Obviously you just don't get it. David when are you realize there are two sets of rules...one for the Govt and one for you. Flush a turd down your bowl on a boat....public enemy number one....fines that will take your entire net worth. Those guys in the background who play cards and watch porn all winter will do that to you in a millisecond. NYC and every other sewer district dumps millions of gallons of raw sewage loaded with turds, drugs, chems every day....but they are special.....get it. Oh, just a tidbit...most arsonists are in fact vollies.....remember the night Sayville burned?
Johny Q March 16, 2014 at 09:09 am
Get a life Snoop, It's not about what your father did, its about what you do, which I predict isRead More nothing.