Weather Alert(1)!
"Winter Storm Watch" ...Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Sunday evening through Monday afternoon... * locations...the New York City and New Jersey metropolitan areas...Long Island...and southeastern coastal Connecticut. * Hazard types...snow...sleet...freezing rain and rain. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches...with a tenth to a quarter inch of ice across northern portions of the New York City and New Jersey metropolitan areas and northwestern Long Island. Snow accumulation of 3 to 6 inches and a few hundredths of an inch of ice across southern portions of the New York City and New Jersey metropolitan areas and southeastern portions of Long Island and coastal Connecticut. * Winds...northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * the upper 20s to lower 30s. * quarter mile or less at times. * Timing...late Sunday night through Monday. * Impacts...hazardous travel due to reduced visibilities and significant snow...sleet and ice accumulations. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. -- Sunday Feb.01 15,12:48 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News


SCPD: Man Arrested for DWI after Fatal Crash

Press Releases

Crash occurred on E. Main Street and Rt. 111, Smithtown on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at approximately 3:55 a.m.

Smithtown, NY - June 14, 2014 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for driving while intoxicated after he was involved in a fatal crash in Smithtown early this morning.
Thomas Stavola was driving a 2013 Audi, traveling northbound, when he struck a 2009 Mercedes traveling westbound at the intersection of E. Main Street at approximately 3:55 a.m. The woman driving the Mercedes, Monica Peterman, 45, of Middle Island, was transported to St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown, where she died from her injuries. Stavola, 54, of Setauket, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital with minor injuries.
Suffolk County Vehicular Crime Unit detectives charged Stavola with Driving While Intoxicated. He is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on June 15.
The vehicles were impounded for safety checks. The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the Vehicular Crime Unit at 631-852-6555.
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
comments powered by Disqus

Join Our Weekly Newsletter

Sign up for a free weekly newsletter covering things to do, hottest local headlines, and everything Long Island! Read more here or enter your email to signup.

     Newsletter Archive
Advertise With Us
Open Feedback Dialog