For Immediate Release
Saturday, September 08, 2018
Incident: Man Arrested in SLA Inspection
Location: 2340 Great Neck Rd., Copiague, NY
Date/Time: Friday, September 7, 2018 at approximately 9:20 p.

Suffolk County Police last night arrested a man after conducting a State Liquor Authority (SLA) inspection in Copiague.


The First Precinct Crime Section in conjunction with the 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 La Vaquita Corp. Grocery Store, located at 2340 Great Neck Rd. on September 7 at approximately 9:20 p.m. 


Bolivar Rodriguez, the owner of the store, was arrested and charged with seven ABC Law violations.      


The Town of Babylon Quality of Life Task Force issued 11 combined Building, Fire and Code Violations to the owner.  As a result of the violations the establishment was condemned and closed.


Rodriguez, 58, of Amityville, was issued a Field Appearance Ticket and will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on November 16, 2018.


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

Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 18-280203
Suffolk County Police Department

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