For Immediate Release
Friday, December 07, 2018
Incident: Man Arrested in e-liquid Nicotine Investigation
Location: Sunoco Gas Station, 1580 Straight Path, Wyandanch
Date/Time: Thursday, December 6, 2018 at approximately 10 p.m

Suffolk County Police have arrested a man after conducting an investigation of the sale of e-liquid nicotine at two businesses in Deer Park and Wyandanch last night.   


Due to numerous community complaints, First Precinct Crime Section officers conducted investigations into the sale of e-liquid nicotine at two businesses with an underage police agent.


An employee from Kristy’s Smoke Shop, located at 1836 Deer Park Avenue, Deer Park, did not sell e-liquid nicotine to a minor.


Dharminder Singh, an employee from Sunoco Gas Station, located at 1580 Straight Path, Wyandanch, sold e-liquid nicotine to an underage police agent at approximately 10 p.m.


Singh was arrested and charged with two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Unlawfully Dealing with a Child 2nd Degree, Sale of E-Liquid Nicotine to a Person Less than 21, and Sale of Tobacco Products to Person Less than 21.


Singh, 37, of Staten Island, is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court on February 19, 2019.


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


Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 18-710479
Suffolk County Police Department

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