Rocky Point Man Gets 2 Years for Head-on Drugged-driving Crash

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A Rocky Point man was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for driving while high on heroin when he crashed head-on into another vehicle, seriously injuring a woman in Shoreham two years ago.Denis Karachopan had pleaded guilty in 2013 at Suffolk County court to charges of vehicular assault, operating a vehicle while impaired by drugs, heroin possession and failure to stay in lane.Police had said that the 24-year-old was driving his BMW westbound on Route 25A when he crossed into the opposite lane of traffic and hit an eastbound Nissan shortly after 11 a.m. Feb. 6, 2013.Investigators discovered heroin and drug paraphernalia in his vehicle. The victim suffered two broken legs and other injuries, but her then-3-week-old infant, who was also in the car, was not hurt.Prosecutors had recommended a six-year prison term for Karachopan.Judge Richard Ambro also sentenced Karachopan to three years of probation and suspended his driver’s license for six months.last_img read more

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More Than 2.000 Cyclists Participated at the ‘Giro di Sarajevo’

first_imgThe Association of Citizens ‘Giro di Sarajevo’ organized for the sixth time in a row yesterday a bicycle race on the streets of Sarajevo under the slogan ‘We want tracks-our tracks’.More than 2.000 cyclists participated in the race that started from the high school ‘Skender Kulenović’ on Dobrinja.The column of cyclists passed through a section 20 kilometers long with the end goal between the National Museum and the bridge Ars Aevi.With this manifestation, the organizers wished to emphasize to the relevant institutions on the necessity of making bicycle paths that would relieve traffic, as well as increase the safety of all road users.(Source: Fena)last_img

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Wellington Police Notes: Thursday, July 9, 2015

first_imgWellington Police notes for Thursday, July 9, 2015•7:35 a.m. Dalton L. Brownlee, 27, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for speeding 65 mph in a 55 mph zone.•11:39 a.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 400 block E. Walnut, Wellington.•2:15 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of fishing equipment in the 300 block E. Lincoln, Wellington.•2:30 p.m. Officers investigated criminal use of a financial card in the 400 block E. Walnut, Wellington.•4:52 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 2000 block E. 16th, Wellington.•5:25 p.m. Shelly R. Williams, 47, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for inattentive driving for an accident which occurred on July 5, 2015.•5:29 p.m. Officers investigated criminal trespass by a known suspect in the 1300 block E. 16th, Wellington.•6:45 p.m. Doug I. Parrack, 53, Wellington was arrested, charged and confined with criminal trespass.•8:36 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 1600 block W. 8th, Wellington.last_img read more

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