For Immediate Release
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Incident: Three People Arrested in SLA Inspection
Location: Dixon Deli & Grocery, 670 Dixon Avenue, Copiague, NY
Date/Time: Friday, February 9, 2018 at 9:25 p.m.

Suffolk County Police arrested three people after conducting State Liquor Authority (SLA) inspections on February 9 in Copiague. 


First Precinct Crime Section in conjunction with the First Precinct Gang Team, First Precinct Community Support Unit, First Precinct Patrol Officers, Town of Babylon Deputy Commissioner of Public Safety, Town of Babylon Fire Marshall, Town of Babylon Building Inspector and the Town of Babylon Code Enforcement conducted a SLA Inspection at Dixon Deli & Grocery, located at 670 Dixon Avenue, Copiague last night at 9:25 p.m.  The findings were as follows: 


First Precinct Crime Section officers along with First Precinct Patrol Officers arrested a male and two females during the SLA Inspection:

·         Rosa Marmol, 44, of Copiague, NY (Owner of Deli)

·         Arleen Melo, 59, of Copiague, NY (Worker at Deli)

·         Yosy DeLeon, 24, of Copiague, NY (Patron at Deli)


Rosa Marmol was charged with two counts of ABC Law 105.22 Disorderly Premise, an Unclassified Misdemeanor; NYS PL 225.05 Promoting Gambling, a Class A Misdemeanor; and Possession of Gambling Devices, a Class A Misdemeanor.


Arleen Melo was charged with seven counts of ABC Law 54.B Off Premise Beer/Allowing Consumption of Beer on Premise; NYS Tax Law 1814.D, Possession of Untaxed Cigarettes, a Class A Misdemeanor.


Yosy DeLeon was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor.


The Town of Babylon Quality of Life Task Force issued 13 combined Building, Fire, and Code Violations to the owner. As a result of the violations, the establishment was condemned and closed.


Arraignment is pending for all defendants.


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

Authority: John W. Barry, Acting Commissioner 18-86863
Suffolk County Police Department

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