Police: 2 West Islip Stores Sold Alcohol to Minors

Eight people arrested during police sting Friday.

Police say Abdul Qureshi, 57, employed at Oak Neck Wine and Liquors in West Islip sold alcohol to a minor Friday. (Google Maps photo)
Police say Abdul Qureshi, 57, employed at Oak Neck Wine and Liquors in West Islip sold alcohol to a minor Friday. (Google Maps photo)
Eight local businesses, including two in West Islip, sold alcohol to minors on Friday, according to police.

Eight people were arrested during the police sting conducted between 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. A minor was sent into 29 businesses in the area and attempted to purchase alcohol, with eight of them allowing the purchase, police said. 

The following people were charged with first degree unlawfully dealing with a minor: 

  • Murat Kucukaltun, 34, employed by Gulf Gas, 195 Pine Aire Drive, Bay Shore
  • Sabit Akyol, 20, employed by Gulf Gas, 1490 Fifth Ave., Bay Shore
  • Muhammed Khan, 32, employed by Village Market, 1389 Fifth Ave., Bay Shore
  •  Malik Gunes, 45, employed by Citgo Gas, 1310 Fifth Ave., Bay Shore
  • Ricardo Negrete, 39, employed by Brightwaters Wine & Liquor, 1241 Sunrise Highway, Bay Shore
  • Certin Aybali, 36, employed by USA Gas, 410 Montauk Highway, West Islip
  • Abdul Qureshi, 57, employed by Oak Neck Wine and Liquors, 945-3 Montauk Highway, West Islip
  • Ranbir Singh, 66, employed by Parmar Liquors, 259 Main St., Islip

 All of those arrested were issued a field appearance ticket and are scheduled to appear at First District Court in Central Islip at a later date.


james stone February 01, 2014 at 12:21 PM
Jaywalker beware! You are next....
West Islip Resident February 02, 2014 at 10:45 AM
All law abiding individual's who entered this country legally or illegally for a better way of life at the expense of our children.
GTG February 04, 2014 at 07:49 AM
Again ck out the countries of origin. Ck out their ICE status you break the law you lose and a 1 way ticket home
james stone February 04, 2014 at 11:58 PM
As opposed to our ponzi scheming, child molesting, bulglaring, drunk driving, etc....model citizens of our town.
West Islip Resident February 09, 2014 at 02:37 PM
James, no one should get a free pass. But being born here in the country gets you certain protections under the constitution. Illegally here and committing crimes against our children should get you a one way ticket to the sandbox that they came from.


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