Man Arrested for Unauthorized Speed Contest

MELVILLE – Melville Park Road / Sunday, November 23, 2014 at approximately 11:15 p.m.

Suffolk County Police have arrested a Bay Shore man for unauthorized speed contest and unlawfully fleeing a police officer.

Second Precinct Officer Jesus Faya responded to Melville Park Road in Melville at approximately 11:15 p.m. on November 23 and observed approximately 60-70 vehicles gathered along the road and two vehicles were preparing to race.  The spectators fled after Officer Faya’s arrival.  Officer Faya stopped Fernando Romero-Alvarado, one of the two drivers engaged in a race, near Maxess Road in Melville.


FERNANDO ROMEROALVARADO

Alvarado will be held overnight at the Second Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on November 24.

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Case Number: MK/0220

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