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Smithtown Inspections Result In Five Arrests For Selling Alcohol And E-Liquid To Minors


Suffolk County Police have arrested five people after conducting inspections last night within the Fourth Precinct.

In response to recent complaints throughout the Fourth Precinct, Crime Section officers conducted investigations into the sale of E-liquid nicotine and alcohol to minors at 17 businesses, utilizing underage agents on Friday, April 14, 2018.

The following individuals were arrested and issued Field Appearance Tickets:

·         Shah Asif at Shell Gas Station, 642 Motor Parkway, Brentwood, NY. One count Unlawfully Dealing 2nd Degree.

·         James Flone at The Smoke Shop, 403 Smitthown Blvd., Nesconset, NY. One count Unlawfully Dealing 2nd Degree, Unlawfully Dealing 1st Degree.

·         Mohammes Khan at Aroma Smoke Shop, 6 East Main Street, Smithtown, NY. Two counts Unlawfully Dealing 2nd Degree.

·         Wenwen Liu at New Smithtown wine and Liquor, 67 Route 111, Smithtown, NY. Two counts Unlawfully Dealing 1st Degree.

·         Giovanni Galeano at Krypton Smoke Shop, 260 Smithtown Blvd, Nesconset, NY. Two counts Unlawfully Dealing 2nd  Degree.

The following businesses complied and refused the sale of E-liquid nicotine and/or alcohol to minors:

  • 7-Eleven, 2045 Jericho Turnpike, Commack, NY
  • 7-Eleven, 362 Veterans Highway, Commack, NY
  • BP Gas, 2840 Pond Road, Ronkonkoma, NY
  • Bullseye Wholesale Beverage, 395A Middle Country Road, Smithtown, NY
  • Cloud Vape and Smoke, 55 NY-111, Smithtown, NY
  • Exxon, 323 Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown, NY
  • Shell Gas, 444 Commack Road, Commack, NY
  • Shell Gas, 560 Middle Country Road, Smithtown, NY
  • Suffolk Vape & Smoke, 165A Terry Road, Nesconset, NY

All defendants are scheduled for arraignment on June 18, 2018 at First District Court in Central Islip.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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