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Suffolk County Police arrested three people on April 21 for selling e-cigarettes to persons under 21, and one person for selling alcohol to a person under 21, during compliance checks at businesses in the SixthPrecinct.

In response to community complaints, Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers conducted an investigation
into the sale of vape products and alcohol to minors at four stores in the Sixth Precinct.

The following people were arrested:
 Anaas Mohamed, 26, of Coram, an employee of Selden Smoke Shop, located at 1245 Middle
Country Road, Selden, was charged with alleged Unlawful Sale of Nicotine/Vape to Persons Under 21
years of age.
 Muhammad Danial, 22, of Port Jefferson Station, an employee of Smoke Paradise, located at
2350 Nesconset Highway, Stony Brook, was charged with alleged Unlawful Sale of Nicotine/Vape to
Persons Under 21 years of age.
 An 18-year-old employee of MNT Convenience , located at 5507-3 Route 347 Mount Sinai, was
charged with alleged Unlawful Sale of Nicotine/Vape to Persons Under 21 years of age.
 Ever Reyes-Amaya, 25, of Hauppauge, an employee of BP Gas station, located at 3117 Route
347, Centereach, sold alcohol to a person under 21-years-old and was charged with alleged Unlawful
Dealing with a Child 1st Degree.

All four were issued Field Appearance Tickets and are scheduled for arraignment at First District Court
in Central Islip on a later date.

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

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Suffolk County Police have arrested six people during an underage vape operation at locations in the
Second Precinct on Feb. 23.

In response to numerous community complaints, Second Precinct Crime Section officers conducted an
investigation into the sale of vapes and e-cigarettes to minors during which 24 businesses were checked
for compliance.

Employees of the following stores were allegedly charged with Unlawfully Dealing with a Child 2nd Degree:
 An employee of Green Leaf Smoke Shop, located at 247 Broadway, Greenlawn
 An employee of Cloud Empire Smoke Shop, located at 108 Broadway, Greenlawn
 An employee of East Northport Smoke Shop, located at 250B Larkfield Road, East Northport
Two employees of the following stores were charged with Criminal Sale of Cannabis 3rd Degree:
 An employee of Cigar House Smoke and Vape Shop, located at 594 Walt Whitman Road,
Melville
 An employee of Intense Smoke, located at 532 Walt Whitman Road, Melville
An employee of the following store was charged with Unlawfully Dealing with a Child 2nd Degree and
Criminal Sale of Cannabis 3rd Degree:
 An employee of Nirvana Vape Shop, located at 1153A East Jericho Turnpike, Huntington

All six employees were issued Field Appearance Tickets and are scheduled to appear in First District
Court in Central Islip on a later date. Compliance checks were conducted at 18 other businesses in the
Second Precinct and no violations were issued. Of those 18 businesses, three were cited during a
previous inspection but were found to be in compliance during this check.

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