Weather Alert  

AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...and Suffolk. from 11 AM this morning to 11 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an Air Quality Index value of 100 for the pollutant of Ground Level Ozone . The Air Quality Index...or AQI...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the AQI value...the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York State Department of Health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very young...and those with preexisting respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5.

Man Used Counterfeit Currency at Nesconset Business, SCPD Says

LongIsland.com

Officials: Suspect attempted to use a counterfeit $100 bill to purchase cigarettes at Handy Pantry.

Print Email

SCPD are seeking the man who attempted to use counterfeit currency at a Nesconset business.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

Nesconset, NY - December 14, 2018 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who attempted to use counterfeit currency at a Nesconset business last month.
 
A man attempted to use a counterfeit $100 bill to purchase cigarettes at Handy Pantry, located at 279 Smithtown Blvd., on November 15 at 12:15 p.m. Employees informed the man the bill was fake and he fled in a 1996 to 1999 green Jeep Cherokee with an aftermarket metal rack affixed to the rear trailer hitch. 
 
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at www.tipsubmit.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.