From Miller Place-Rocky Point Patch: A crash at the intersection of Route 25A and Harrison Avenue in Miller Place Wednesday evening resulted in the death of James Albano, 48, of Rocky Point. He died at the scene of the crash. He was driving a Buick Regal eastbound on Route 25A when he went into the westbound lane and crashed into a Mercury Grand Marquis just west of Harrison Ave., according to police. An 83-year-old woman, Dolores Cash, driving the Grand Marquis was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital by ambulance where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Click here to read more.
From Smithtown Patch: The custody dispute over Tyler Farrell, the orphaned son of the late Katie Farrell, who was killed by East Northport native and ex-boyfriend James Schultz in a murder-suicide, has been settled. Clare Farrell, mother to the late Katie and grandmother to Tyler, said she could not legally disclose details of the agreement to the press as per a clause in the agreement, but insisted it was put together with Tyler’s best interests in mind. “There’s no bad details, we ended up with an agreement, not a fight, and it continues that way,” she said. “It continues to be a relationship based in what’s Tyler’s best interest, not our own.” After roughly three months in court, the custody dispute was settled in June.
From Sachem Patch: Police have arrested two people, including one on a murder charge in connection with an early morning stabbing in Holbook, law enforcement officials said. Robert Gregory, 19, of Farmingville, is charged with second degree murder stemming from the incident outside of Momo's Bar & Grill on Union Avenue around midnight Wednesday. Rueben Rosario, 28, of Selden, was also arrested and charged with one count of second degree gang assault, police said. According to a release, cops responded to a call that multiple people were fighting in front of the bar. Click here to read more.
From Kings Park Patch: A large American flag, hung on the front of Kings Park High School, has been stolen. The flag, which was hung to commemorate 9/11, was "taken down without authorization", according to the school website, sometime late Wednesday evening or early on the following morning of Sept. 20. The district is asking anyone who may have information regarding this incident to call the Fourth Precinct Crime Unit at 631-854-8455 or the district office at 631-269-3310.
From Commack Patch: Suffolk County police said there's been an upwards tick in the number of stolen tires and burglaries in the Commack area over recent weeks. A member of the Suffolk County Police Department's COPE unit speaking at the Commack Civic Association Thursday night said there's been a trending increase in the number of tires and rims stolen off high-end vehicles in Commack. Thieves are removing expensive tires and rims overnight, leaving the victims' cars on cinder blocks.