Police: Hit-and-run driver Alvara Alfaro arrested after injuring women, ditching puppy in Greenlawn

A puppy was rescued from the scene of

A puppy was rescued from the scene of the Greenlawn crash. (Credit: Steve Silverman)

Police say they arrested the hit-and-run driver accused of injuring two women and abandoning a puppy in Greenlawn last October.

Investigators say 26-year-old Alvaro Alfaro, of East Northport, struck a vehicle with his Ford Explorer on Oct. 13 2013. The crash seriously injured driver Sulma Rivas, of Brentwood. Rivas’ passenger, Maci Castro, suffered minor injuries.

The crash took place...

Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner®, Comcast®, customers with access to News 12.

Already registered or an Optimum customer?
Log in
Time Warner®, Comcast® or Service ElectricSM customer?
Create an account
Not a customer?


advertisement | advertise on News 12

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End! Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past