Crime Report: Woman Arrested in Freeport for Heroin Possession; Motorcyclist Killed in Huntington Crash
Local News, Crime
By Eric Anderson
Published: June 15 2014
A Rockville Centre woman has been charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance; 42-year-old Craig Byer was killed on Thursday night.
Woman Arrested in Freeport for Heroin Possession
Police stated that 33-year-old Kerri Creegan (pictured) was pulled over for a broken tail light while driving southbound on the Babylon Turnpike in Freeport at around 3 p.m. She was found to be in possession of a bag containing heroin.
Creegan was arrested without incident, and she is scheduled for arraignment on June 23 at the First District Court in Hempstead.
Motorcyclist Killed in Huntington Crash
Suffolk County Police are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a motorcyclist on Thursday night around 9:55 p.m.
According to officials, 42-year-old Craig Byer of Huntington was driving a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle on Elm Street in Huntington. Byer lost control of the motorcycle at the intersection of Elm Street and Nassau Road. He skidded through the intersection, hit a curb and was thrown from the motorcycle.
Byer was transported to Huntington Hospital where he died. Police impounded the motorcycle and will be performing a safety check.
Police are still investigating the crash. Anyone with information regarding the crash should contact the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.