CIRRT (Criminal Investigations Rapid Response Team) officers report the arrests of two individuals for an incident that occurred on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 8:30 pm in Island Park.
According to officers, while patrolling an area of Island Park known for narcotics activity on Long Beach Road, officers came upon and took into observation a parked vehicle that was occupied by Christy Crespo, 29, of 50 Warwick Road, Island Park and her six year old son. A short time later Jonathan Delrio, 28, of 21 Marlboro Drive, Port Jefferson was stopped due to his suspicious activity and his claim to be assisting his girlfriend Christy with mechanical issues. Officers subsequently recovered a hypodermic needle from Delrio and upon attempting to verify his assistance with Crespo, officers observed and recovered, from within her vehicle, a quantity of marijuana as well as nine hypodermic needles and a plastic spoon containing a substance believed to be heroin. A further search of the vehicle was conducted and officers recovered an additional four hypodermic needles from the driver’s side floor and one from the rear pocket of the passenger’s seat.
Both defendants were placed under arrest without incident and the child was released to his grandmother at the scene.
Crespo is charged with two (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Criminal Possession of Marihuana 5th Degree and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana.
Delrio is charged with two (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
Both defendants will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 6/15/2017.
Details by: CIRRT 06/15/17/0500/6672