Three Plainview Teens Arrested After Another Teen Overdoses

By Eden Laikin

Nassau Police arrested 3 teens in Plainview yesterday for illegal drug possession, in connection with the non-fatal overdose of an 18-year old high school student. During the arrest, Narcotics Detectives seized a significant amount of drugs, with a street value of more than $500,000 – including: xanax, Roxicodone, cocaine, ecstasy, marijuana and ketamine.

Police identified the narcotics seller as Kevin Staiano, 18, of Plainview. He was arrested during a vehicle traffic stop last night, along with the driver of the car in which he was riding, Brandon Bromberg, 18, also of Plainview.

Recovered from the automobile was a backpack containing 1025 Xanax pills, 131 broken pieces of Xanax, 73 grams of Psilocybin Mushrooms, 42 grams of Ketamine, 5 grams of MDMA, 5 grams of Cocaine, 1 gram of DMT, 45 tabs of Acid, 50 grams of Marijuana and 4 Ecstasy pills.

Also arrested was Nicholas Gennaro, 19, of Whitestone, Queens who rented an apartment with Staiano.  Recovered in the apartment were 1250 grams of Mushrooms, 70 grams of Ketamine, 7 grams of Cocaine, 1 gram of Adderall, 14 grams of Dimethyltryptamine, 360 grams of MDMA, 4 pounds of Marijuana, 2,133 Xanax pills, 1672 Ecstasy pills, 1841 Roxicodone pills and 3150 tabs of Acid. Also seized was over $8,000 in cash.

Defendant Staiano is charged with 19 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance.  Defendant Bromberg is charged with Criminal Facilitation and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance.  Defendant Gennaro is charged with 11 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance.  They were arraigned today at First District Court in Hempstead.

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County Executive Mangano and Police Commissioner Ryder Announce Intensified Police Patrols for Jewish High Holy Days

 

Nassau County Executive Edward  P. Mangano and Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder have met with religious leaders throughout the county and announce intensified police patrols around temples and synagogues for the Jewish High Holy Days.

Although there are no known imminent threats to Nassau County, Police continue to remain vigilant on their patrols in all areas of concern.

The public is reminded if they see any suspicious activity to contact 911 immediately.  Suspicious social media activity can also be reported through Text – a – Tip via the Nassau County Crime Stoppers application available free for smartphones and tablets.

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Mangano Offers Free Lifesaving Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar in Farmingdale

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano invites residents to attend a free Overdose Prevention Workshop on Monday, Sept. 25th from 7pm-9pm at Farmingdale High School, located at 150 Lincoln Street. Attendees will be trained to administer Naloxone, which can reverse the fatal effects of an overdose on heroin, or prescription meds such as oxycodone and Vicodin. They’ll learn the warning signs of drug addiction, new and effective treatment options, personal stories of recovery, and more. A free nasal Naloxone kit is provided to each trainee.

“It’s not just heroin that’s causing the overdose deaths on Long Island each day—it’s also misuse and abuse of prescription pain pills,” said County Executive Mangano. “Residents need to become educated about the disease of addiction, and can do so by attending our free workshop. I encourage everyone, 18 years of age and older, to take advantage of this opportunity that could save a loved one’s life and give them a chance at recovery.”

So far this year, at least 18 trainees used the naloxone they were given to save the life of someone overdosing on Heroin or prescription pain pills.  In all, Nassau officials have trained more than 8,700 civilians to administer the overdose antidote, since becoming state certified in Sept 2012. In addition to thousands of non-medically trained civilians, the County’s trainees include school nurses, athletic directors, pharmacists, auxiliary and probation officers, firefighters and 911 dispatch operators.

At least 195 Nassau residents died from opioid overdoses in 2016. Naloxone has been used by paramedics and emergency room doctors for decades to save lives, but a 2006 State law allows citizens to administer Naloxone in an attempt to save a life, without fear of liability.

All residents are welcome to attend, but seating is limited. To attend the two-hour seminar provided by the Nassau County Department of Human Services, please RSVP at www.nassaucountyny.gov/overdosetraining For dates and locations of additional Overdose Prevention Seminars, visit www.nassaucountyny.gov/overdose.

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Internet Drug Dealers Busted

By Eden Laikin

Nassau Police arrested two men in Franklin Square on Sunday for reportedly attempting to sell Narcotics over the Internet.

Dean J. Moran, 29, of Great Neck and Nicolas Chapman, 27, of New Hyde Park were also found in possession of 16.5 grams of Cocaine, 13 Grams of MDMA (Ecstasy), 73 tabs of LSD, 2.5 ounces of Marijuana, 71 20mgs pills of Oxycodone, and liquid THC.

The arrests come as the result of an extensive investigation by the Long Island Heroin Task Force of sales conducted in the Franklin Square area.

Defendant Moran is charged with 4 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance. Chapman is charged with Attempted Petit Larceny. Both men were arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Monday, September 18, 2017.

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Mangano: Recovery Community Unites in Support of Hurricane Victims

By Eden Laikin

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano’s wife Linda – a volunteer advocate in combatting the opioid epidemic – co-hosted a National Recovery Month program and dome lighting ceremony last night – Wednesday, September 13th at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola.

The event – recognizing the federal campaign to raise awareness about prevention, treatment, and recovery support services – was also a way for those in recovery from mental health or substance abuse disorders to “give back” and help others. As part of the “gratitude ceremony,” those in recovery and their family members donated baby wipes, diapers, non-perishable food and other toiletries for those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The items will be transported to the affected areas

“Everybody is recovering from something,” Mangano said. “Each of us has suffered setbacks, loss, tragedy, controversy, and disappointments. What matters most is not how many times we fall, but how many times we get back up again. That’s recovery. And the strength of the recovery community is in its goal to help others. We all need to give back. Recovery for Recovery.”

Information and resources on recovery support services were also made available at yesterday’s event in the Ceremonial Chambers, with representatives from The Safe Center, Tempo Group, AA, Families in Support of Treatment (F.I.S.T.), American Addiction Centers, Long Island Recovery Associations (LIRA), CN Guidance and Counseling, LI Federally Qualified Health Centers (NuHealth), Project Outreach, Nassau County’s Shot at Life (Vivitrol) program and the County Executive’s Office.

Just before 8’oclock, county officials lit the dome of the Executive building, purple, in honor of Recovery Month.

 

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Mangano Announces 8th Annual “Cruise to the Show” Parade and Car Show

More than 1,000 Vehicles to Participate in LI’s Largest Car Show

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that the 8th Annual “Cruise to the Show” Parade and Car Show will be held on Saturday, September 23rd and Sunday, September 24th.

“Modern Muscle Madness in Eisenhower Park,” an exclusive muscle car show will take place on Saturday, September 23rd from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in Eisenhower Park at Field 6 and 6A. Hundreds of modern muscle cars will be on display—from 2005 and up to today’s latest technologically advanced American Muscle Chevrolet, Dodge and Ford vehicles all on display. A live concert will take place throughout the duration of the event, on the County’s mobile stage. Many of Long Island’s race, performance and restoration shops will be in attendance. A number of Nassau County’s local businesses will be on display, offering unbeatable show specials, and traveling vendors from out of state will be on hand to offer great products and wears not often found on the Island.

On Sunday, September 24th County Executive Mangano presents Nassau County’s 8th Annual Parade and Car Show. The seven-mile parade will begin at 9:00 a.m. at Briarcliffe College. Immediately following the parade, the car show will open at Eisenhower Park, Parking Field 6 and 6A from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. featuring more than 1,000 automobiles from yesterday’s greats to today’s modern marvels. The Nassau County Cruise to the show plays host to everything from classic model T’s to Detroit’s muscle cars, lifted off road 4×4 trucks and slammed mini trucks. Live music, food and entertainment will be provided for the entire family. Many of Long Island’s race, performance and restoration shops will be in attendance.

The 8th Annual “Cruise to the Show” Parade and Car Show is made possible through the generous support of our many partners including King O’Rourke Automotive Group; Grand Prix Smithtown; Westbury Jeep; Levittown Ford; Pursuit Auto Works; Choice Distribution, Inc.; AutoMat Inc.; WBAB; and Movin’ On Sounds & Security Inc.

Day of show registration is $25.00 each day. This is a rain or shine event; make sure to check your local weather to prepare for any possible weather conditions. For more information, please call: (516) 572-0012 or visit the website at: www.cruisetotheshow.net.

 

 

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Mangano : Recovery Community to Unite in Support of Hurricane Victims

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and his wife Linda invite residents to a dome lighting ceremony on Wednesday, September 13th, 7pm-8pm, at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Ave, Mineola, in honor of National Recovery Month in September. The event – recognizing the federal campaign to raise awareness about prevention, treatment, and recovery support services – will also be a way for those in recovery from mental health or substance abuse disorders to “give back” and help others. As part of this “gratitude ceremony,” those in recovery and their family members are asked to donate much needed items for those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which will be transported to the affected areas. Currently, the need is greatest for baby wipes, diapers and baby food.

“Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders are prevalent in our community, and it’s imperative that individuals understand how to seek help,” said County Executive Mangano. “Not everyone seeks or receives the help and support they need to get better. The strength of the recovery community is in its goal to help others. We all need to give back. Recovery for Recovery.”

Information and resources on recovery support services will be made available in the Ceremonial Chambers of the Theodore Roosevelt Building from 6:30-7pm, preceding the dome lighting event.

WHEN:

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

7pm – 8pm

 

WHERE:

Front Steps

Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building

1550 Franklin Ave.

Mineola, NY                              

 

 

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