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BMX Riders Charged with Damaging Splish Splash Slides on Thanksgiving Arraignment in Riverhead Town Court

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  18. January 2017

Riverhead, NY - January 17, 2017 - The two men most recently arrested by Riverhead Town police in an ongoing investigation of young men breaking and entering Splish Splash Water Park in Riverhead to ride their BMX bikes on the park’s slides and other equipment will appear in Riverhead Town Justice Court tomorrow, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.


Stills from the YouTube Video of the BMX bikers riding on slides and other Splish Splash attractions in November of 2016. Images via YouTube.

On January 11 Riverhead police reported the arrests of Joseph Hanusiewicz, 24, of Massapequa Park and Ethan Solomkin, 25, of Great Neck.  The Town Justice Court opens at 9 AM and is on Howell Avenue in Riverhead.

The pair, like their alleged colleagues who were arraigned earlier this month, is charged with third-degree criminal trespass.

Video of the BMX riders in the park was posted on YouTube on November 27.

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