­čî▒Trademark counterfeiting investigation leads to arrest + real estate

Hello everyone. I’m here with your new edition of the Smithtown Journal, packed with all the community information you need to know right now. In this issue you will find news about:

  • Smithtown woman arrested Trademark counterfeiting.
  • home for sale Nearby.
  • recent Police Activities in Smithtown and more!

But first, today’s weather:

Showers and storms; windy. High: 69, Low: 58.

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Here are five of Smithtown’s top stories today:

  1. Lindsay Castelli, 31, of Smithtown, was arrested in Plainview on Friday for trademark counterfeiting. The police report said Castelli owned an online boutique selling counterfeit products from luxury brands such as Gucci, Chanel, Prada and others. The value of the goods found is estimated at $40,000,000. She has been released on a desk appearance ticket and a court hearing is scheduled for November 2. (Smithtown Matters)
  2. Smithtown area house hunters, View our weekly Smithtown real estate roundup with the latest homes for sale nearby. If you see a potential property, check its information to arrange a visit and find the home right away. (Smithtown patch)
  3. Suspect involved in shooting outside candidate Lizeldin’s home has been identified. Joel Murphy and Elijah Robinson from Mastic were injured in the incident, which police are investigating as a gang activity. (New York Post)
  4. A 2004 Jeep Liberty stolen from Vets Auto Service on Veterans Memorial Highway in Smithtown. No arrests were made. If you want to know about the latest police activity in your neighborhood, read the Smithtown Police Department’s Notepad. (Smithtown patch)
  5. Library Welcomes Board Members Annette Galarza, Mildred Bernstein and Howard Knispel. The election was controversial as board members banned LGBTQ books from the library’s children’s section. To learn more about the election results, click here. (Smithtown patch)

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Today in Smithtown:

  • Peek-a-BOO (Smithtown Library – Nesconset Building). (10:30am)
  • nursery rhyme time (Smithtown Library – Commack Building). (11am)
  • Clothing play date (Smithtown Library – Smithtown Building). (2:30pm)
  • Planes, trains and cars (Smithtown Library – Kings Park Building). (3pm)
  • creative writing (Smithtown Library – Kings Park Building). (4:00pm)
  • stories and sweets (Smithtown Library – Smithtown Building). (5:00pm)
  • Painting and listening night (Smithtown Library – Smithtown Building). (7:00pm)

From my notebook:

  • Smithtown Patch: “It didn’t feel like fall until those perfect orange squashes plucked from some of Smithtown’s best plots or fields showed up on nearby porches and steps.
    This year, however, it might cost a little more to bring home that quintessential fall piece. “(Patch)
  • Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts: “The cast and crew of The Flash Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical are honored to have the show’s composer and lyricist Rob Rokicki in the audience this past Saturday!” (Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts via Facebook)
  • Smithtown Library Children: “When you’re asleep at home, these animals are fully awake. Explore the night and check out a nonfiction book about nocturnal animals.” (Smithtown Library Kids via Facebook)
  • Smithtown Library Children: “When you’re asleep at home, these animals are fully awake. Explore the night and check out a nonfiction book about nocturnal animals.” (Smithtown Library Kids via Instagram)

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You all caught up today. See you later!

ÔÇö Deborah Whitehead

About Me: Got a story idea? Don’t hesitate to contact me! I would love to hear your opinion! Wife, Mom, Foodie, Traveler and Nature Lover.

Got a news tip or suggestion for the upcoming Smithtown Journal? Contact me at Smithtown@Patch.com.

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