Police: Locust Valley group home resident admits to setting mattress on fire

They say the six residents and two staff members inside were not hurt.

News 12 Staff

Jan 26, 2024, 11:14 PM

Updated 168 days ago

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A Locust Valley group home resident admitted to setting a mattress on fire with eight people inside, police say.
Police say Lauren Gach did so at around 1 a.m. Friday at the home on First Street.
They say the six residents and two staff members were not hurt.
Police say the residents were taken to another facility.


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